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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 

High Focus Centers, Paramus 11/6
Englewood Hospital, Englewood 11/14
Firth Youth Center, Phillipsburg 11/20

Central Region

Metuchen Senior Center, Metuchen 11/8
Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction, Lawrenceville 11/15
Sycamore Senior Center, Sewaren 11/19
Organization for Recovery, Plainfield 11/20
Manalapan Town Hall, Manalapan 11/27
JSAS Healthcare, Neptune - Every Tuesday & Wednesday (no Training 11/21)

Southern Region

Southern Regional Insitiute & ETTC at Stockton University, Galloway 11/7
Virtua GE Learning Lab, Marlton 11/9
YMCA of Gloucester County, Woodbury 11/12
Glassboro Library, Glassboro 11/14
Xodus Recovery Community Center, Forked River 11/19
Southern Regional Insitiute & ETTC at Stockton University, Galloway 12/5
St. Marks Lutheran Church, Pemberton 12/17
Atlantic County Library System, Galloway 12/20
Urban Treatment Associates - Eng, Camden
Urban Treatment Associates - Sp, Camden



Family Education Groups

NJ Connect for Recovery 1-855-652-3737

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