OVERDOSE AWARENESS & PREVENTION - A Workshop for Front Line & Peer Workers

Date: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Time: 
10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Location: 
North York Civic Centre Toronto, ON
Canada
Event Description: 

OVERDOSE AWARENESS & PREVENTION

A Workshop for Front Line & Peer Workers

TUESDAY OCTOBER 23, 10:30 am. – 2:30 pm.

LUNCH & LEARN – bring your own brown bag lunch

North York Civic Centre

REGISTER: TOharmreduction@gmail.com

In this interactive workshop we’ll cover:

·         Experiences of overdose

·         Risks of overdose and how to mitigate these

·         How to spot an overdose – opiates and stimulants

·         Responding to overdose, including the use of Naloxone

·         The P.O.I.N.T. (Preventing Overdose in Toronto) Program at TPH The Works

·         Talking to clients about use, risks, overdose

·         Why your agency and other places in your community need an overdose protocol: “The First 7 Minutes”

·         Emerging issues & trends   

Presenters/facilitators are from the THRTF & TPH “The Works”

www.TOharmreduction.org