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This training video is for those who want to assist others experiencing an opioid overdose by providing emergency assistance to them and by giving them intranasal naloxone, the overdose antidote. After viewing the video and other information, individuals may ask their physicians/advance practice nurses about getting a prescription for naloxone (they can also be referred to this website for information about prescribing the drug and the intranasal applicator.  NOTE:  The live training for overdose responders that is mentioned in this webinar is not yet available.  Information about the live training will be posted on this site when it is announced shortly.

Overdose Responder Training

Overdose Responder Training:  Emergency Response and Naloxone Use
(Viewing Options:  YouTube or .mp4)

Transcript for the Overdose Reponder Training:  Emergency Response and Naloxone Use

Information for Prescribers

Information for Prescribers
Overdose Prevention Resources
DMHAS Contracted Opioid Overdose Prevention Agencies
DMHAS Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP)


Free Trainings are available in all 3 regions of the state, as noted below.

Northern Region

Jefferson Township Rescue Squad, Lake Hopatcong Every Wednesday
Hope One, Morris County

Central Region

Immanuel Bible Church, Howell 4/30
JSAS Healthcare, Neptune - Every Tuesday & Wednesday 

Southern Region

Empower Health Center, Lakewood 5/1
Southern Regional Insitiute & ETTC at Stockton University, Galloway 5/1
First United Methodist Church of National Park, National Park 5/2
Living Proof Recovery Center, Voorhees 5/7
Gloucester County Library, Mullica Hill 5/8
Mt. Olivet Seventh Day Adventist Church, Camden  5/9
Salem Community College, Carneys Point 5/14
Xodus Recovery Community Center, Forked River 5/15
Bud Duble Senior Center, Atco 5/15
Hammonton Library, Hammonton 5/16
West Deptford High School, West Deptford 5/22
Southern Regional Insitiute & ETTC at Stockton University, Galloway 6/5
McCowan Memorial Library, Pitman  6/12
Urban Treatment Associates - Eng, Camden
Urban Treatment Associates - Sp, Camden



Family Education Groups & Support Meetings

NJ Connect for Recovery 1-855-652-3737

Family Support Meetings

NJ Connect for Recovery Family Education Workshop Facilitator Training

 NJ Connect for Recovery is offering FREE “train the trainer” workshops to teach family members and peers how to facilitate the Family Education Workshop.  This six-hour training reviews the workshop sessions, handouts, exercises/group activities, and group facilitation.  Each participant will receive a manual that includes materials that can be reproduced for each session.  The Family Workshop series is designed to be flexible to meet the need of your group or organization.  NJCR family peers are available to assist in launching education series and are available for free ongoing consultation. 

 The training and materials are free, all we ask is a simple report of when and how many individuals participate in your training series.

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey - Toms River 3/27

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey - Springfield Township 3/29

Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction - Lawrenceville 4/23






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