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Overdose Awareness: Fentanyl Facts

August 31, 2023 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm EDT

FREE for all attendees | REGISTRATION is required. | 2 CEU hours provided where eligible.

Overdose Awareness: Fentanyl Facts

This presentation provides in depth review of opioid related overdose specifically targeting fentanyl and includes information on the following:

Identifying causes of overdose (A walk through an overdose)
Understanding specific body and brain response to opioids
Risk factors, signs, and symptoms of use, abuse, and overdose
Testimonials from addicts, family members, and providers in the field
Current facts and data related to fentanyl and xylazine
Evaluation of pain and pain management strategies
Resources for harm reduction, primary prevention,
pro-active coping techniques (i.e., resiliency)

Developed and presented by KC Callison with live Question and Answer as a part of a Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center project funded by a federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration.