Community Medical Center, a Barnabas Health Facility, in Toms River will host two Narcan distribution, training and education sessions on Tuesday, November 25 at
6 pm and at
7:30 pm. The program is available for anyone at risk of an opioid overdose or their family and friends.
All participants will receive a FREE Narcan (naloxone) kit and a treatment voucher for 30 days of free substance abuse treatment to use or distribute to any person that needs medication-assisted treatment. In addition, education will be provided on how to administer Narcan to reverse a heroin/opioid overdose by credentialed counselors and licensed nurses. They will also receive 'hands on' practice of rescue breathing and naloxone administration.
Each of these training sessions will be limited to 25 participants on a "first-come, first-served" basis.
Community Medical Center is located at 99 Route 37 in Toms River. Sessions will be held in Conference Rooms A & B on the first floor. Parking is available in the parking garage.
Funding is made possible by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services and JSAS HealthCare, Inc., in collaboration with Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention.
To learn more about this session or for future distribution dates and locations, please contact JSAS HealthCare at (732) 988-8877 or visit www.jsashc.org.