Overdose Prevention Narcan (Naloxone) Training

The Irvin L Young Memorial Library, Whitewater’s public library at 431 W Center St, will host an Overdose Prevention Narcan (Naloxone) Training on Mon., Sept. 16, from 6-7 p.m.

Here is the library’s description of the event:

Come learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to take home a Narcan (Naloxone) kit. You could be someone’s lifesaver!

Doors open at 5:30, there will be additional information and resources available that you can browse and take.

We will also have our Hidden in Plain Sight drug awareness display available for viewing before and after the training.

Free to the public.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Narcan Training: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

You can learn more with resources such as the National Institute on Drug Abuse web page Naloxone for Opioid Overdose: Life-Saving Science and the U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose. For assistance with finding additional resources, such as articles or books, please ask a librarian (visit or contact staff at the Reference Desk, email, chat, or make an appointment).

Andersen Library is a federal depository library with federal government documents on a variety of current and relevant issues available to you in various formats (print, DVD/CD-ROM, online). Check out your government at Andersen Library!

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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