Naloxone

May 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Seeks Organizations to Host Naloxone Training Sessions

Montgomery County’s Opioid Response Program provides training to the community on the use of Naloxone to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Naloxone is a nasal spray which is relatively simple to administer. In the past year, the County has trained more than 1,200 residents to use Naloxone to save someone’s life. The Opioid […]

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January 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Training on Administering Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose

Montgomery County offers free training on the prescription medication Naloxone that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Residents concerned about a friend or family member can register to attend the training to learn about reducing unintentional and life-threatening opioid overdoses. The two-hour training will be offered: Thursday, Jan. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Department […]

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November 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Offers Training on Administering Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose

Montgomery County will offer free training on the prescription medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose known as Naloxone. Residents concerned about a friend or family member with an opioid addiction can register to attend the training to learn about reducing unintentional and life-threatening opioid overdoses. The two-hour training will be offered: Wednesday, Nov. […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Offers Three Training Sessions in June on Use of Nalaxone

Montgomery County offers free training on the prescription medication Naloxone that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.  The 2-hour training sessions include instruction to administer Naloxone, tips on overdose prevention, and information on local and national resources. Residents concerned about a friend or relative can register to attend the training. The two-hour training sessions […]

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April 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 9 in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! Here are five things to know today, Monday, April 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Last Tour of Duty: Assistant Chief Luther Reynolds retires today and is accepting the police chief’s position for Charleston, South Carolina. A Gaithersburg native and a Seneca Valley High School graduate, Reynolds was a patrol officer of the police […]

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August 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Data Show Opioid Crisis Continues in Montgomery, Maryland

New data from the state health department show the opioid crisis continues in Montgomery County and Maryland. In the first quarter of 2017, Montgomery County had 27 overdose deaths compared with 21 in the same period in 2016, the Maryland Department of Health reported. Across the state, 550 overdoses were recorded in the first quarter, […]

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March 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan to Spend $50 Million to Fight Opioid Epidemic; Declares State of Emergency

Gov. Larry Hogan announced $50 million Wednesday to address the state’s opioid crisis as well as declaring a state of emergency that would activate the governor’s emergency management authority, creating more rapid coordination between state and local jurisdictions. Hogan also appointed his senior emergency management adviser, Clay Stamp, to lead the state’s coordinated effort to […]

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