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December 1, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Brown County Chemical Health Action Team is offering a FREE Naloxone training for county residents due to the rise in overdose cases in the region.
Join us for a free training seminar about Naloxone, which is a medicine that rapidly reverses an opioid overdose in an emergency situation.
- Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021
- 5:30–6:30 p.m.
- Best Western New Ulm Conference Center
- *Free pizza provided
You’ll learn detailed information about Naloxone, including how and when it can properly be used to reverse an overdose. Naloxone can quickly restore normal breathing to a person if their breathing has slowed or stopped because of an opioid overdose.
The training is open to both the general community and addiction treatment professionals.
Mark Griffith is executive director of South Central Minnesota EMS System, which provides EMS education and medical direction to ambulance, fire and law enforcement agencies in the South Central region of Minnesota. Mark received his EMT certification in 2002 and currently volunteers for LeCenter, MN Ambulance. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Emergency and Disaster Management and a master’s degree in Nonprofit Organizational Management.