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Naloxone Training

LAW ENFORCEMENT:

  • Law Enforcement will need to contact the Alabama Department of Mental Health to request naloxone. Please email narcanadmh@mh.alabama.gov to request naloxone for your department.

VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS

In the following counties: Blount, Cullman, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Jackson, Lawrence, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, St. Clair, Shelby, Walker and Winston, Jefferson and Tuscaloosa
  • Volunteer Fire Departments in the listed counties will need to contact Project Freedom out of The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa to request naloxone. Please email wendi.hogue@ua.edu to request naloxone for your department.
  • If your county is not listed, reach out to NarcanADMH@mh.alabama.gov to request naloxone

The Jefferson County Department of Health is offering free, 1-hour trainings on how to recognize, prevent, and respond to an opioid overdose by using naloxone. Naloxone is a prescription medication used to reverse an opioid overdose. Opioids are substances such as heroin, fentanyl, or prescription pain medication.

If you are interested in scheduling a training for your organization, please email naloxonetraining@jcdh.org with your request.

Upcoming events

The following trainings are open to anyone interested.


There are no trainings scheduled at this time.

For more details, view our calendar here.

**Attention: Due to COVID-19, masks will be required to attend and social distancing measures will be enforced for the safety of all.**
Link to Online Naloxone (Narcan) Training
 

What Is Naloxone?

Naloxone is a prescription medicine that reverses an opioid overdose. It cannot be used to get high and it is not addictive.

Who Can Attend?

  • People worried that a loved one or community member is at risk for overdosing on opioids.
  • People who work with populations at risk for overdosing on an opioid.

What Will I Learn?

  • What an opioid is.
  • How to recognize, respond to, and prevent an opioid overdose.
  • How to use intranasal naloxone to reverse an overdose.
  • Resources for getting help for you or a loved one struggling with substance use disorder.

What Will I Get for Completing the Training?

A free naloxone kit containing the medication and training on how to recognize and reverse an opioid overdose.
Central Health Center
(Guy M. Tate)

1400 Sixth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Clinics
(205) 588-5234

Programs
(205) 933-9110
Eastern Health Center
601 West Blvd Roebuck
Birmingham, AL 35206
Programs and Clinics
(205) 588-5234
Western Health Center
631 Bessemer Super Hwy
Midfield, AL 35228
Programs and Clinics
(205) 588-5234
Hours of Operation:
All Centers are open 7:45am to 4:30pm. Phone lines for clinic appointments open at 7:00am Monday through Friday.
 



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