LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY (October 25, 2015) – Learn to save a life with a free Naloxone administration training being held at the Livingston Manor Volunteer Ambulance Corps on Tuesday, November 10 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Naloxone injection is used along with emergency medical treatment to reverse the effects of an opiate (narcotic) overdose, according to the National Library of Medicine.
Open to the public, this training follows the Heroin Forum held at Livingston Manor Central School in August, in which speakers discussed the Heroin crisis in our area, what to look out for if you suspect a drug addiction, support groups, helping family members of addicts, and the use of Nalozone (also known as Narcan) in overdose situations, among other topics.
The training will be conducted by Martin Colavito of Catholic Charities and the Recovery Center and is sponsored by Legislator “Kitty” Vetter, the Livingston Manor Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the Livingston Manor Free Library. Space is limited; call (845)794-8080 ext. 176 to register.