Currently using opioids such as heroin or prescription pain medications?
Abstinent from opioid use, but have used in the past?
A friend or family member of someone who currently uses opioids?
Working in a setting where opioid overdoses occur?
Interested in learning how to save life?
If so, then consider attending a REVIVE! training.
REVIVE! is the Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education (OONE) program for the Commonwealth of Virginia. REVIVE! provides training to professionals, stakeholders, and others on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose emergency with the administration of naloxone (Narcan ®). REVIVE! is a collaborative effort led by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) working alongside the Virginia Department of Health, the Virginia Department of Health Professions, recovery community organizations such as the McShin Foundation, OneCare of Southwest Virginia, the Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery Alliance of Virginia (SAARA), and other stakeholders.
Lay Rescuer Training
Lay Rescuer training's are between 1- 2 hours long. This training covers understanding opioids, how opioid overdoses happen, risk factors for opioid overdoses, and how to respond to an opioid overdose emergency with the administration of Naloxone. To attend the trainings you must sign up in advance by using the registration links below.
Upcoming REVIVE! Lay Rescuer Training's at SAARA Center (2000 Mecklenburg St. Richmond, VA 23223)