Updated Training for Overdose Education & Prevention FREE - space is limited register today!
Free Training Registration is FREE Click the date below to register (registration is required to participate) New Overdose Training Live on Zoom Overdose Prevention Training Key Updates & RefresherApril 4, 2023 12:00-1:00 PM CST May 2, 2023 12:00-1:00 PM CST June 6, 2023 12:00-1:00 PM CST Continuing Education is not provided In this session we provide:
Updates on current trends driving increases in overdose frequency and mortality.
A framework for understanding the complex individual, social, and situational factors that shape overdose risk.
Actions we can take to strengthen our efforts at preventing overdose frequency.
A refresher to support knowledge and confidence for recognizing and responding to an overdose.
Recommended access to reliable resources of additional information.
Meet the trainer: Kevin Irwin is a Senior Consultant with the UT Health School of Nursing. Over the last three decades he has been privileged to build on his formative experiences as an outreach worker, substance use counselor, and housing case manager to serve in several, often concurrent roles as a program developer and director; evaluator and researcher; educator and trainer; advocate and mentor; organizer and network builder, co-founder several community health non-profits, and more. Since reversing his first overdose 20 years ago, he has been faithfully dedicated to expanding the availability, accessibility, and cultural responsiveness of information, materials, best practices and support for preventing overdose incidence and deaths.Need Narcan? www.morenarcanplease.com Funding from the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in the Department of Health and Human Services, through the Texas Department of Health and Human Services