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Overdose Prevention Training

For community members:

Learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose and reduce overdose risks with Vermont CARES. Attend a 90 minute, interactive presentation if you work with people who may be at risk, have family members and loved ones living with substance use disorder, are in active use, or are an interested community member. What you’ll learn:

  • Signs of an opioid overdose 
  • Overdose risk and prevention tips 
  • What is Naloxone, how it works, and how to use it 
  • What is fentanyl and how to use fentanyl test strips 
  • Digital stories shared by people with lived experience addressing stigma 

To schedule a training: 802-528-1139 or

For providers and helping professionals:

Vermont CARES is offering a 90 minute training for public health, public safety, and harm reduction professionals to provide support to people who use opioids and other drugs. Learn more about engaging people as part of a path to wellness:

  • Stories from people with lived experience
  • Intro to harm reduction & syringe service programs 
  • Breaking down barriers to care 
  • Addressing stigma 
  • Local and state resource

To schedule a training: 802-528-1139 or email martina@vt Offered in conjunction with ADAP.