REVIVE RVA, Regional Solutions to the Opioid Crisis

THIS EVENT IS INVITE ONLYFri, 01/26/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Amira Turner
REVIVE! Coordinator
The Pavilion At Williamsburg Place
5483 Mooretown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
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This presentation has two parts

Part One: Background of opioids in US

  • Impact on Virginia
  • Addiction
  • Current state of emergency
  • Efforts aimed at combatin opioid crisis
  • Medication assisted treatment
  • Psychosocial interventions
  • Supportive programs

Part Two: REVIVE! Lay Rescuer Training

  • Understanding addiction
  • Identify and respond to opioid overdose emergency
  • Learn about risk factors for overdose
  • Differentiate between really high and overdosed
  • Dispel common myths about reversing overdose
  • Learn how to use Naloxone
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