Use of Naloxone in overdose situations (Face to face)
Wed 6 October, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pick up a free Naloxone kit and be trained to use it in an emergency overdose situation.
Naloxone is a drug that can temporarily reverse the effects of opioids, such as heroin, methadone, opium, codeine, morphine and buprenorphine.
Duration: 1 week
Who is this session for?
This event is open to carers from Edinburgh only.
Outcomes of this session
For people to be aware of the drugs implicated in overdoses, what an overdose looks like and be able to administer Naloxone in an emergency.
Stuart Byrne, Family Support Practitioner, VOCAL
Stuart has worked from many years supporting family members affected by someone else’s drug and alcohol addictions.
VOCAL is pleased to offer face to face training courses at the Edinburgh Carers Hub, 60 Leith Walk, EH6 5HB. A number of measures have been introduced to protect the safety and wellbeing of carers coming into the hub.
This event has limited places for physical distancing.
Face to face courses may be cancelled at short notice if indicated by government guidance or other COVID factor.