Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM EST
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Metro South Chamber of Commerce 
60 School Street
Brockton, MA 02301

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Jess Benedetto 
Massachusetts Association for Community Action (MASSCAP) 

Opioid Overdose Prevention and Rescue

Cost: FREE

Target Audience: Front line staff and others working in human services 

Through the Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Project (OOPTP), Health Resources in Action provides technical assistance and training in opioid overdose prevention, recognition, and response to staff and service providers in community corrections centers, homeless shelters, family shelters, public libraries, public housing, and other venues. The goal is to help staff prepare for and be able to respond to opioid overdose emergencies. The OOPTP is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services.

Presenter: Health Resources in Action, Inc. (HRiA) is a nonprofit public health and medical research funding organization based in Boston with a mission to help people live healthier lives and build healthier communities through prevention, health promotion, policy, and research. HRiA works with a diverse group of clients across the country to address some of the most critical public health issues using innovative and evidence-based approaches to improve population health. Clients include the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, state and local health departments, hospitals, and private/corporate philanthropic entities.