This free opioid overdose training program will take place on November 20th in Saugerties.

According to the Daily Freeman, Saugerties police will be holding a free Naloxone training program that they hope will prevent opioid overdoses from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on November 20th at the Frank Greco Senior Center which is located at 207 Market St in Saugerties.

This training program will show the community how to reverse opioid overdoses using a Naloxone rescue kit and everyone that participates will receive a free naloxone rescue kit after completing the training.

The Saugerties Police Department also hopes that this training program will increase the understanding and awareness of fatal overdoses related to opioids.

It will also show the impact the opioid crisis is having within the community and will help people identify risk factors for an overdose, to be able to recognize an overdose, and to be able to correctly use naloxone to save lives.

If you need more information or would like to register for this free event you can call Saugerties Chief of Police Joseph Sinagra at 845-246-9800 or Skip Zimmerman at 518-485-0757.

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