JSAS HealthCare, Inc.
"Working Together to Make Life Better"

The Overdose Prevention Act now allows doctors the ability to prescribe the opiate antidote
Narcan ® (naloxone) to those in a position to help someone else during an overdose of heroin or other opioids.  The law also eliminates civil and criminal liability to anyone who administers naloxone.

Free trainings and education on how to administer naloxone to reverse a heroin/opioid overdose will be provided in Monmouth and Ocean counties. 

Training is open to anyone who is at risk of an opioid overdose or their family and friends. All eligible participants will receive a FREE Narcan® (naloxone) kit and a treatment voucher for 30 days of free substance abuse treatment to use or distribute to any person that needs medication-assisted treatment.  In addition, education will be provided on how to administer Narcan® (naloxone) to reverse a heroin/opioid overdose. 

Trainings will be in a small, confidential setting, and participants will receive “hands on” training.   Trainings may be limited on a “first-come, first-served” basis. Trainings will be approximately 1 hour.

LOCATION:  JSAS HealthCare, Inc. 
    685 Neptune Boulevard, STE 101
    Neptune, NJ  07753
    732-988-8877

Every Tuesday and Wednesday  - 3:00 PM

Training is limited to the first 25 participants


LOCATION:  Union Recreation Department
    11220 Commerce Avenue
     Union NJ  07083
  
    Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6:00 PM

          This training is co-sponsored by NJ Mental Health Association and is limited to
   the first 30 participants

LOCATION:  Hamilton Area YMCA
    1315 Whitehore-Mercerville Road
    Hamilton, NJ  08619
  
    Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:00 PM

          This training is co-sponsored by Hamilton Area YMCA and limited
    to the first 30 participants

LOCATION:  Sycamore Senior Center
    290 Old Road
    Port Reading, NJ  07064
       
    Monday, May 21, 2018 - 7:00 PM

          This training is co-sponsored by the Township of Woodbridge and is limited
   to the first 30 participants

All trainings will include:

Addiction education and treatment options
Overdose prevention techniques
Signs and symptoms of overdose
Steps to take when an overdose occurs
Rescue breathing
How to administer naloxone
Self-help, family support and other important resource information

Additional training dates and locations will be scheduled in Monmouth, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon, Somerset and Union Counties.

The Opioid Overdose Prevention Project is made possible by funding received from the New Jersey Department of Health, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

For more overdose prevention trainings and resources you can also visit the Division of Mental Health and Addiction at http://nj.gov/health/integratedhealth/services-treatment/naloxone.shtml

OR

The Overdose Prevention Agency Corporation at www.overdosepreventionagency.org




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