Naloxone Info Session: Helping LA County Providers Prevent Overdose
This is a quarterly info session on naloxone (also known by the brand name Narcan), an opiate overdose reversal medication that can be used by providers and laypersons to intervene in opiate overdose. Each session will cover what naloxone is, how it works, general opiate information, how to administer it, where to access training and supply, as well as addressing misinformation and overdose prevention strategies from a harm reduction approach. These sessions are intended for field-based mental health providers working in Los Angeles County, particularly Full Service Partnership (FSP). Anytime training recorded on December 6, 2022.