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Free Narcan Training To Be Held In Montville

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MONTVILLE, NJ – New Jersey has been hard hit by the opioid epidemic, and Montville Township is no exception. Montville is reported to be the number one municipality in Morris County for heroin-related deaths in 2016. As noted by Montville Township Mayor Jim Sandham in his “State of Montville” speech, “We think the problem is in other places, but it’s right here.”

In an effort to reverse this harrowing trend, Montville Township Drug Awareness Council-Municipal Alliance (D.A.C.) is offering a free Narcan training session, with a limited number of seats available on a first-come, first-serve basis by RSVP only. Narcan is a safe, highly effective medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. It is currently utilized by first responders within the township, and has gained traction among law enforcement and first aid professionals for its ability to quickly reverse the symptoms of an opiate overdose. As timing can be a critical factor in determining whether or not an overdose will be fatal, the D.A.C. is launching this new effort in the hopes of bringing Narcan and the supplemental training necessary for its safest and most effective use directly to the members of our community.

This program will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, at the Senior House, located at 356 Route 202, Montville. This session will also provide free Narcan to families, friends, and loved ones of those who struggle with opioid addiction as well as to addicts themselves. This session will include information on overdose prevention strategies, signs and symptoms of an overdose, how to administer Narcan, rescue breathing, overdose prevention legal rights, and local support information and resources.

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In partnering with the D.A.C., NJCARES (The Center for Addiction Recovery, Education & Success) will lead the training program on these potentially life-saving measures. CARES provides a variety of peer-to-peer recovery support services focusing on the needs of people in recovery, family members and friends.

Register early to ensure a spot! Please RSVP to Julie Schwerer, Morris County Prevention is Key, jschwerer@mcpik.org, or call 973-625-1998 x10.

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