Opioid Overdose Prevention

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Sponsored by BSAS: 

Praxis provides Opioid Overdose Prevention training to all Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services funded substance use disorder treatment programs. This 3-hour interactive training includes instruction, discussions, interactive activities, and naloxone demonstration. Trainers will distribute Naloxone to providers who attend the training. 
Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • Name 5 risk factors for opioid overdose.
  • Demonstrate how to assess for an opioid overdose.
  • Describe 5 harm reduction strategies for decreasing the risks of opioid overdoses.
  • Generate key discussion points for teaching clients about opioid overdose prevention.
  • Explain how Naloxone works to reverse opioid overdose.
  • Demonstrate 5 critical actions to reverse an opioid overdose.
  • Demonstrate how to store, assemble, and administer nasal Narcan.


Vicki Steen and Cheryl Gagne
Event Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Opiates and Opioids
UMASS Lowell Inn & Conference Center
50 Warren St
Lowell, MA 01852
Contact Information
Gina Colon
AdCare Educational Institute
Training Coordinator

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