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Harm Reduction Trainings

Free Opioid Overdose Recognition & Naloxone (Narcan) Use Trainings

  • Understand the Opioid Epidemic in Erie County and its impact 
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of opioid overdose 
  • Learn about the Good Samaritan Law 
  • Learn about the Emergency Services Addiction Program (ESAP) and Syringe Exchange Program (SEP) 
  • Learn how to administer Narcan (naloxone) to reverse an overdose 
  • Learn about reporting and follow-up procedures 
  • Participants who complete the training will be given a certificate of completion and a naloxone kit 

Virtual Trainings

Click on the links below to register and for additional information. The WebEx link will be provided to registrants by email before the training.

In-Person Trainings

In-Person Family Centered Trainings

Is your family prepared for an opioid emergency?  These trainings offer tools and information that can be very useful for individuals who are attempting to understand and navigate their loved one’s substance use disorder, treatment, and recovery.

  • Learn about community resources that are available to you.  
  • Learn how you can be involved in your loved one's recovery and treatment efforts.
  • Lean about harm reduction and its approach of meeting individuals where they’re at.
  • Get free supplies to keep your loved one alive in case they experience and opioid overdose.

Location, Dates, Times & Registration

Erie County Fire Training Academy (Training & Operations Center)
3359 Broadway, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

On-The-Spot Trainings

Trainings for Professionals

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