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Naloxone Training

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Naloxone Training

Help keep the Dalhousie community safe

Student Health and Wellness in partnership with Nova Scotia Health Take Home Naloxone Program is hosting open training for Naloxone and Opioid Poisoning response. Please be sure to register to guarantee your spot!

Training is free and open to students, staff, and faculty in the Dalhousie and Kings community.

This 90-minute training workshop aims to educate participants on stigma, harm reduction, the opioid epidemic, and how to safely recognize and respond to an Opioid poisoning with Naloxone/Narcan.

You will receive a confirmation of training certificate from the Take Home Naloxone Program. 

Naloxone & Opioid Poisoning Response training can be added to your Co-Curricular Record.

Upcoming Training Workshops 

When: Tuesday, January 12  from 12:00 - 1:30pm

Where: VIRTUAL on Teams, meeting link will be sent with registration confirmation email.

When: Tuesday, February 13 from 5:00 - 6:30pm

Where: VIRTUAL on Teams, meeting link will be sent with registration confirmation email.

When: Thursday, March 21 from 4:00 - 5:30pm

Where: VIRTUAL on Teams, meeting link will be sent with registration confirmation email.

If you would like further information about the session or request a group training at another date, contact Student Health Promotion at livewell@dal.ca.

Accessing Naloxone or Narcan Kits and Additional Resources

If you are a part of the Dalhousie and Kings community, you can also access a Naloxone kit through a Nursing appointment at Student Health & Wellness Centre on the Halifax campus, or at your local pharmacy.

If you are located on Dalhousie Agricultural Campus in Truro, you can access a Naloxone kit by making an appointment with a nurse in Health Services.

In Nova Scotia and across Canadian provinces, you can access a Naloxone kit (medication to reverse an opioid poisoning) at pharmacies free of charge with no personal identification collected. Many pharmacies in Nova Scotia also participate in the Mainline Needle Exchange Brown Bag program for access to safe supplies.

For information about NSHA Take Home Naloxone Program visit the Nova Scotia Take Home Naloxone Program website.

For information about where to access a kit in other Canadian provinces visit the Government of Canada's Naloxone Resource website.

For access to harm reduction services from the National Overdose Response Service call 1-888-688-NORS (6677) or visit the NORS website.