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Webinar: Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose @ Webinar
May 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
In September 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released “Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose: What’s Working in the United States.” On behalf of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, we invite you to join us for a discussion on implementing these strategies for preventing opioid overdose in local communities. Community level presenters engaged in programs for harm reduction, treatment initiation and provider education will discuss their work and efforts to successfully implement their program.

Webinar: Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose

When: May 29, 2019 from 12:00-1:30PM EDT

Call-in Access: 1-929-205-6099

Webinar ID: 226-961-046



Amber Robinson, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, GA

Alice Bell, LCSW, Prevention Point Pittsburgh, PA

Haley Coles, Sonoran Prevention Works, AZ

Nick Jensen, MPA, Shot in the Dark and Sonoran Prevention Works, AZ

Sarah Wakeman, MD, Mass General Hospital, MA

Overdose Prevention Training – Public Event @ The Bridge Downeast
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Bridge Downeast, Carteret County Health Department, and Carteret County Emergency Services host:

Overdose Prevention Training

Where: The Bridge Downeast, 1344 Island Road, Harkers Island
When: Thursday, May 30th
Time: 5:30pm
Participants will learn about the signs and symptoms of opioid overdose; where to access naloxone and how to administer naloxone in the event of an overdose; and community resources for opioid addiction recovery. Additionally, one free Naloxone kit will be given out per Carteret County resident household, while supplies last.