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Save a Life! Learn to Administer Naloxone

The Northwestern Prevention Collaborative is partnering with  Northwestern Community Services Board to provide a series of Virtual REVIVE trainings for our community. Register for an upcoming event and become part of our lifesaving network of individuals. Everyone has a role in creating a safe, resilient community!

REVIVE Trainings: A State Initiative

The Commonwealth of Virginia has a REVIVE! Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education (OONE) program that provides training on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose emergency using naloxone.

In addition to the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 global pandemic, the nation’s opioid epidemic has grown into a much more complicated and deadly drug overdose epidemic. The AMA is greatly concerned by an increasing number of reports from national, state and local media suggesting increases in opioid- and other drug-related mortality—particularly from illicitly manufactured fentanyl and fentanyl analogs. The media reports below cite data from multiple and varied sources, including national, state and local public health agencies, law enforcement, emergency medical services, hospitals, treatment centers, research journals and others.

We currently have three upcoming courses that will give you the skills you’ll need to save lives. During the COVID 19 pandemic, drug use and overdoses are on the rise in our area. We can all be apart of the solution as we learn how to best help each other. Scroll down to get a sneak peek at what’s coming up along with links to learn more and register!