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On National Fentanyl Awareness Day, be informed – get online training on reducing overdose reactions – Los Alamos Reporter

BY MAIRE O’NEILL
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In honor of Fentanyl Awareness Day, the Los Alamos Reporter is republishing the link to a presentation given in May 2023 on Harm Reduction Overdose Response Training by Pauly Maldonado, Substance Abuse Reduction Coordinator for the New Mexico Department of Health’s Division of Public Health .

The training includes information about:

Reasons why people use substances
Causes of overdoses
Harm reduction strategies
What is Narcan used for?
How to recognize and respond to an overdose
Symptoms of other types of substances and
Myths and Facts About Overdose and Fentanyl

The training can be viewed at:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bc80-_kgB9OAAmya5QD_GgxjqqzoxuZN/view