Drug Overdose Awareness

Futuro Latino Coalition is Hosting a Virtual Community Training for the International Overdose Awareness day.

The Opiate Epidemic: What You Need to Know & What can you do

DATE: August 31, 2020

TIME: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Opioid addiction has been declared an epidemic and a national emergency. Since COVID, overdose deaths have increased. It is imperative that we do a better job of identifying and treating opiate addiction. This training will give you an introduction to opiate addiction, opioid overdose data for the state of VA, considerations for teens/youth adults as the spend more time at home, resources and suggest what you can do to help. We will provide a certificate for this webinar.

Presenters: Katherine Smith

                     Health Educator

                     Central Shenandoah Health District


                     Brandy Haden

                     Behavioral Health & Wellness Coordinator

                    Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board

How to Participate: Pre-registration is required. Please contact:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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