At this training you will learn information concerning the Opioid Crisis in Tennessee from Melesa Lassiter, Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist for Northwest Tennessee. The training will include information on the following topics:
- A discussion on Opioids, the Opioid Epidemic, and how it is impacting TN and your community.
- Risk factors of an Opioid Overdose.
- Harm Reduction.
- Reducing Stigma.
- The Addicted Brain and Trauma.
- Recognizing an Opioid Overdose.
- Naloxone: How and when to use it.
- Compassion fatigue, burn out, and self care.