Project Act Now – “Take Safety Home Initiative”
Classes are held at various locations and times. Please view our calendar to see upcoming training dates. If you would like to host a training, please call 240-313-3310
Who should attend?
If you are concerned that a loved one is at risk for overdosing on heroin or a prescription pain medication, this training is for you.
What does it cost?
The training is free to the public.
What will you learn?
Training Participant will learn:
- Opioid types
- How to recognize, respond to, and prevent opioid overdose
- How to administer intra-nasal naloxone to reverse an overdose
What is Naloxone?
It is a prescription medication that reverses an opioid overdose. It cannot be used to get high and is not addictive.
What will I get for completing the training?
You will receive a certification valid for two years, 1 dose of intra-nasal naloxone, an overdose prevention kit, and all other supplies necessary to intervene in the event of an overdose.