First Responders

Check out the variety of training types and topics. There are videos, handouts, explainers and more. Start learning today.

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Distributing naloxone is one of the easiest steps an EMS agency can take to prevent overdose. The following tools can help you start: Naloxone Workflow Protocol Leave Behind Naloxone Training Sample Standing Order to Dispense Naloxone Sample Administrative Policy for EMS Distribution of Naloxone Kits   […]
Treatment of OUD with buprenorphine (bup) has been demonstrated to reduce relapse and overdose. California is moving towards making the initiation of bup treatment the standard of care in all hospital emergency departments. Starting bup in the field during a 911 call is a further innovation […]
EMS personnel encounter many people who use drugs, and these interactions can be challenging. By learning the techniques of “motivational interviewing,” first responders can greatly improve their effectiveness in turning these interactions into positive opportunities to build trust, practice harm reduction, and, in some cases, engage […]
Hear their stories of experiences with stigma. Stigma against people who use drugs results in discrimination, impacts health, and contributes to overdoses. Sharing stories of people who use drugs can reduce stigma.   This video was created by Northern Health BC.
This 28-page tookit will provide you with prevention tips and actions to take during an overdose event given your role as a loved one, professional, or affected person. To download use this link: Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit_English To download use this link: Prevención de la Sobredosis […]