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Free opioid overdose response training coming to White Marsh, Essex

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Health will be offering a free, two-hour training session on how to recognize, prevent, and respond to an opioid overdose by using intranasal naloxone. Naloxone is a prescription medication that is used to reverse an overdose. Due to limited seating at these, preregistration is required. Health officials say that overdose death rates involving fentanyl …


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Maryland Department of Health launches electronic toolkit to help prevent overdose deaths

BALTIMORE, MD – In conjunction with International Overdose Awareness Day on Saturday, Aug. 31, the Maryland Department of Health will launch a new tool to help prevent overdose deaths — the Naloxone Electronic Toolkit. Naloxone is a medication that can reverse an opioid overdose and can help save lives when administered quickly and correctly. Created by MDH’s Behavioral Health Administration …