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Mountain Top group offering Narcan training

Jan 13, 2021 5:30 am

Greene County's Mountain Top Cares Coalition has announced it is once again offering training to administer Naloxone, or Narcan, the life-saving drug used to reverse opioid overdoses. The medication is easily administered by a trained person. The training is virtual and takes approximately two hours. It will be held online from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thu., Jan. 21. All participants will be issued a Narcan kit upon completion of the training. To register, write naloxone [at] mountaintopcarescoalition [dot] com, or call 518-487-1788. The coalition is a nonprofit organization that serves people with substance use disorders and issues of addiction in the mountain top communities of Greene County. Its mission is to promote recovery and empower those we serve and their families through advocacy, referrals, education and peer support.