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Free Opioid Overdose Recognition & Naloxone (Narcan) Use Trainings

The training is aimed at achieving the following objectives:

  1. Understanding the Opioid Epidemic in Erie County and its impact today
  2. Recognizing signs and symptoms of opioid overdose
  3. Familiarizing with the Good Samaritan Law
  4. Learning about the Emergency Services Addiction Program (ESAP) and Syringe Exchange Program (SEP)
  5. Learning how to administer Narcan (naloxone) to reverse an overdose
  6. Reporting and follow-up procedures
  7. Participants who successfully complete the training will be awarded a certificate of completion and a kit consisting of two doses of naloxone, free of charge.

Virtual Trainings

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

In-Person Trainings

Click on the links below to register and for additional information. In-person classes take place at the Erie County Emergency Services Training & Operations Center, 3359 Broadway, Cheektowaga,NY 14227.

On-The-Spot Trainings

Trainings for Professionals


  • 24 hour Addiction Hotline 716-831-7007 - Get immediate help, education, information, referrals and assistance with linking to addiction treatment services (Hotline Flyer - Please post to help inform others)
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Presentations & Publications

    Opiate Task Force

    Treatment & Recovery

    How to Help Someone



    • To get free Fentanyl test strips, send a text to 716-225-5473 or call 716-858-7695
    • How to Use Fentanyl Test Strips - This video is presented by ECDOH peers. Using these strips may reduce your risk of overdose or death.
    • One Pill Can Kill - photos and names of real and fake pills


    Opiate Overdose Prevention Program Policy & Procedures Examples

    Other Topics

    Related Programs and Information


    Cheryll Moore
    Medical Care Administrator
    95 Franklin Street, 9th Floor
    Buffalo, NY 14202
    Phone: (716) 858-7695
    Fax: (716) 858-8701

    05/15/2023 - 10:14 am