PLAINFIELD, NJ - A free training session to learn how to administer Narcan, or naloxone, which is used to reverse a heroin or opioid overdose, will take place at the Plainfield Senior Center on Monday, April 3rd.
In this session, participants will learn how to properly administer it for the emergency treatment of someone who has overdosed. Additionally, free Narcan nasal spray kits will be given out.
The training is open to any person who is at risk, and to anyone who may have a family member or friend who could be in danger.
This educational session, co-sponsored by the City of Plainfield Municipal Alliance, is free and limited to thirty participants on a first come, first serve basis.
The project is supported by the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse (GCADA), The Health and Wellness Coalition (HAWC) of Union County, Prevention Links, and NJ Addiction Services Hotline: 1-844-276-2777.
The program will begin at 6:00 pm at the Plainfield Senior Center, which is located at 400 East Front Street.