CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Montgomery County Health Council and the Allies For Substance Abuse Prevention of Montgomery County have partnered with the Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists to provide two free Narcan trainings next week. Narcan, the brand name for Nalozone, is a medication given as a nasal spray that counters the effects of an opioid overdose.
During the trainings, individuals learn how to identify an overdose and administer Nalozone. At the completion of the training, attendees receive a certificate and two doses of Naloxone. The trainings are free and open to the public.
The first training will be from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20 at the Montgomery County Health Department, 330 Pageant Lane, Clarksville. Space is limited so RSVP in advance to Shirley Corker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The second training will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21 in Civic Hall at Veteran’s Plaza, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville. You may sign-up for this training online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-narcan-training-from-asap-of-montgomery-county-tickets-61976982824.
In addition to the trainings next week, ASAP and ROPS provide free Narcan training From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month in Civic Hall at Veteran’s Plaza.