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Families of Addicts, Project DAWN to host free Narcan training

Published: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 @ 7:34 PM
Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 @ 12:58 AM

Helping to prevent deadly overdoses will be the focus today in Dayton.

Families of Addicts (FOA) will host a Narcan training presented by Project DAWN, a community-based overdose education and naloxone distribution program. 

The training will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Life Enrichment Center, 425 N. Findlay St.

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Participants will receive a Project DAWN kit, which includes two doses of Naloxone, a medication that can reverse an overdose that’s caused by an opioid drug.

The meeting will include training on recognizing the signs and symptoms of overdose, distinguishing between different types of overdoses, performing rescue breathing, calling emergency medical services and administering intranasal Naloxone.