Community Calendar of Opioid Overdose Trainings

2019 Community Calendar

Many NYSDOH Registered Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs deliver community trainings throughout New York State. Community members who participate can expect to learn, the following:

  • Signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose;
  • Steps in how to respond to an overdose and how to administer naloxone;
  • Review the NYSDOH cost-saving program Naloxone Co-payment Assistance Program (N-CAP) and identify participating pharmacies where New Yorkers can get naloxone by using their prescription coverage through their health insurance plan; and
  • The benefits of the NYS 911 Good Samaritan Law including the importance of calling emergency medical services.
Target Audience: For ALL community members - regardless of level of understanding/knowledge about opioid overdose.

Registration is the sole responsibility of the registered program offering the training.

Find additional training dates by checking the community calendar

**If you do not see a training in your area or want to post a community training, email overdose@health.ny.gov or call 1-800-692-8528.

Regions

Central NY/Syracuse Region

  • Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP) offers walk-in/one-on-one training during SEP hours (Monday & Friday from 11:00 - 5:00; Tuesday & Thursday from 1:00 - 5:00).
Date/Time Location Registration Contact Information
February 19, 2019
5:00 PM
ACR Health
677 W. Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13204

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433, ext. 2433

February 20, 2019
5:00 PM
ACR Health
287 W. Genesee St (enter through Dakin St. parking lot door)
Utica, NY 13501

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433, ext. 2433

February 21, 2019
4:00 PM
ACR Health
135 Franklin St
Watertown, NY 13601

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433, ext. 2433

March 5, 2019
5:00 PM
ACR Health
677 W. Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13204

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433, ext. 2433

March 19, 2019
5:00 PM
ACR Health
677 W. Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13204

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433, ext. 2433

March 20, 2019
5:00PM
ACR Health
287 W. Genesee St (enter through Dakin St. parking lot door)
Utica, NY 13501

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433, ext. 2433

April 2, 2019
5:30 - 6:00 PM
Seneca County Health & Senior Services
Lecture Hall
2465 Bonadent Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165

Seneca County Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

(315) 539-1949

February 20, 2019
6:00 PM
Mattydale Fire Station
173 E. Molloy Rd.
Mattydale, NY 13211

Michaline Younis, HEAL Onondaga

315-447-7545

Jordan Eubanks, Helio Health

315-751-5201

June 4, 2018
5:30 - 6:00 PM
Seneca County Health & Senior Services
Lecture Hall
2465 Bonadent Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165

Seneca County Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

(315) 539-1949

Finger Lakes/Rochester Region

  • Clinton Family Health Center, 293 Upper Falls Blvd., Rochester, NY 14605 - Mayra Rodriguez (585) 922-0263
    • First Friday of Every Month, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
    • Trainings offered in both English and Spanish
  • Monroe County Dept. of Public Health, 111 Westfall Rd., Rm. 142, Rochester, NY 14620 - mchealth@monroecounty.gov (585) 753-2989
    • 4th Wednesday of the month, 9:00 - 10:00 AM and 5:30 - 6:30 PM.
  • Monroe County Office of Mental Health, 1099 Jay Street, Bldg. J, 3rd Fl., Rochester, NY 14611 - mdoherty@ccsi.org (585) 753-2614
Date/Time Location Registration Contact Information
Second Thursday of
every month,
2:00-3:00 PM

Catholic Family Center/Restart
79 N. Clinton Street,
Rochester, NY 14604

Catholic Family Center/Restart
Sametrius J. Brigham, BS, CASAC
585-546-7220 x5054

sbrigham@cfcrochester.org
(585) 210-4146

February 7, 2019
6:00 PM
GCASA
249 East Avenue
Albion, NY 14411

Genesee/Orleans Counci on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

Diana Fulcomer, Prevention Educator
(585) 331-8729

Tracy Zakes, Prevention Educator
(585) 331-8739

February 11, 2019
11:30 AM
Credo Community Center
595 West Main Street
Watertown, NY 13601

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

March 7, 2019
5:30 PM

CASA Trinity
141 Main St
Dansville, NY

Brent Dickerson
(585) 991-5012
April 9, 2019
6:00 PM
GCASA
249 East Avenue
Albion, NY 14411

Genesee/Orleans Counci on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

Diana Fulcomer, Prevention Educator
(585) 331-8729

Tracy Zakes, Prevention Educator
(585) 331-8739

June 13, 2019
6:00 PM
GCASA
249 East Avenue
Albion, NY 14411

Genesee/Orleans Counci on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

Diana Fulcomer, Prevention Educator
(585) 331-8729

Tracy Zakes, Prevention Educator
(585) 331-8739

Lower/Mid- Hudson Region

  • Westchester County - Trainings available 2 times each month
    • Ardsley Ambulance
      19 American Legion Drive
      Ardsley, NY 10502
    • Contact: Tony Sari (914) 494-1402
  • HRHCare Community Health - Every 3rd Monday of each month
    • 75 Washington Street
      Lower Level Large Conference Room
      Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    • Contact: Margie Stickles (845) 790-7990 ext. 66011
Date/Time Location Registration Contact Information
February 12, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Orange-Ulster BOCES
Carl Onken Conference Center
Chester Library
53 Gibson Road
Goshen, NY

Please register in

MyLearningPlan.com to attend

February 23, 2019
10:00 AM
Goshen FD Station 1
99 North Church Street
Goshen, NY 10924
www.goshencpr.com/narcan
March 6, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Orange-Ulster BOCES
Carl Onken Conference Center
Chester Library
53 Gibson Road
Goshen, NY

Please register in

MyLearningPlan.com to attend

May 19, 2019
10:00 AM
Goshen FD Station 1
99 North Church Street
Goshen, NY 10924
www.goshencpr.com/narcan

Nassau/Suffolk Region

  • Suffolk County Substance Abuse Resource Center
  • Naloxone trainings available "on-demand" for any individual, family or organization in Suffolk County.
    Contact: Keith Scott, Director of Opioid Overdose - Well Life Network (631) 880-2444
  • YES Community Counseling Center
    • Training available in Massapequa, Levittown, Farmingdale (and neighboring communities)
      Contact Adrienne LoPresti, LCSW R, Associate Director at (516) 799-3203 to schedule a training at your location
  • Nassau County Department of Human Services Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Developmental Disabilities Services offers tailored onsite opioid overdose prevention training for a variety of agencies and their staff including first responders. Training can include a diverse panel of experts from local treatment programs, community coalitions, people in recovery and family support groups to discuss substance abuse disorder. To learn more, call (516) 227-7057 to schedule a training in your community or at your location.
Date/Time Location Registration Contact Information
February 26, 2019
10:30 AM
Pilgrim Psychiatric Center Campus
Building 1
998 Crooked Hill Rd
West Brentwood, NY 11717-1087

Charles K. Post ATC

Trudi Junge, Secretary

(631) 434-7211

March 7, 2019
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Hicksville Public Library
1690 Jerusalem Avenue
Hicksville, NY

Register online at:

www.nassaucountyny.gov/overdosetraining

For info contact:

David Hymowitz

(516) 227-7023

March 13, 2019
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Lawrence Road Middle School
50 Lawrence Road
Hempstead, NY

Register online at:

www.nassaucountyny.gov/overdosetraining

For info contact:

David Hymowitz

(516) 227-7023

May 21, 2019
10:30 AM
Pilgrim Psychiatric Center Campus
Building 1
998 Crooked Hill Rd
West Brentwood, NY 11717-1087

Charles K. Post ATC

Trudi Junge, Secretary

(631) 434-7211

July 23, 2019
10:30 AM
Pilgrim Psychiatric Center Campus
Building 1
998 Crooked Hill Rd
West Brentwood, NY 11717-1087

Charles K. Post ATC

Trudi Junge, Secretary

(631) 434-7211

October 22, 2019
10:30 AM
Pilgrim Psychiatric Center Campus
Building 1
998 Crooked Hill Rd
West Brentwood, NY 11717-1087

Charles K. Post ATC

Trudi Junge, Secretary

(631) 434-7211

New York City

  • NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Save A Life. Carry Naloxone.
  • On-site and off-site training for agencies and organizations - available in English and Spanish
    • Alliance's Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center
      25 Allen Street
      New York, NY 10002
    • Contact: Reilly Glasgow (212) 226-6333 ext. 146
  • Naloxone Training held at South Beach Addiction Treatment Center the last Wednesday of every month at 10:00 AM. Please register with Binu Thomas at (718) 667-2772
  • Monthly Naloxone Trainings held Tuesday & Thursday at 1PM; contact Washington Heights CORNER Project (www.cornerproject.org) Phone: 212-923-7600 ext. 121
  • Community Health Action of Staten Island offers opioid overdose trainings in the Staten Island area. For those that are interested in setting up a training (i.e., on-on-one, groups) contact: Jamie.Longo@chasiny.org
  • GMHC's Opioid Overdose Prevention Program offers drop-in trainings weekly on Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:00 PM.
    • GMHC
      446 West 33rd Street
      6th Floor
      New York, NY 10001
Date/Time Location Registration Contact Information
February 13, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
754 Lexington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221

Kingsboro ATC

Ivy McSweeney or Lourdes Muñiz

(718) 453-3200

April 10, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
754 Lexington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221

Kingsboro ATC

Ivy McSweeney or Lourdes Muñiz

(718) 453-3200

June 12, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
754 Lexington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221

Kingsboro ATC

Ivy McSweeney or Lourdes Muñiz

(718) 453-3200

August 14, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
754 Lexington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221

Kingsboro ATC

Ivy McSweeney or Lourdes Muñiz

(718) 453-3200

October 9, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
754 Lexington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221

Kingsboro ATC

Ivy McSweeney or Lourdes Muñiz

(718) 453-3200

December 11, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
754 Lexington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221

Kingsboro ATC

Ivy McSweeney or Lourdes Muñiz

(718) 453-3200

 

Northeastern NY/Albany Region

Date/Time Location Registration Contact Information
February 13, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

March 13, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

April 10, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

May 8, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

June 12, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

July 10, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

August 14, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

September 11, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

October 9, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

November 13, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

December 11, 2019
9:00 AM
Ellis Medicine
McClellan Conference Center

600 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12303

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

Western NY/Buffalo Region

  • Erie County Department of Health offers training on how to use the aerosol version of Narcan. Please register at the link below.
  • CASA - Trinity of Livingston, Chemung or Tioga Counties
    • Can schedule a training anytime, pending availability of supplies - Anywhere in Livingston, Chemung, or Tioga Counties
  • Evergreen Health Harm Reduction Centers - Syringe Exchange Walk in basis for training/kits during business hours
    • Buffalo: 206 South Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201
      • Mon - Fri 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Tuesdays until 8:00 PM
      • (716) 845-0172
    • Jamestown: 31 Water St. Door #14, Jamestown, NY 14701
      • Mon - Fri 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • (716) 541-0678
  • Harm Reduction Center Mobil Unit - provides training/kits
    • Call (716) 482-9633 for locations, Mon - Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Follow on Twitter @HarmReductionGO

OASAS Community Opioid Training (16 Counties)

Background

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded state grants as part of the State Targeted Response (STR) to the opioid epidemic. One of New York State's initiatives as part of the grant focuses on addressing opioid overdose related fatalities in counties showing very high rates of overdose deaths and emergency department visits related to opioid use disorder. This initiative involves tranining thousands of first responders and other likely witnesses in these counties.

Training Description

The objectives are to:

  • Increase understanding and awareness of fatal overdoses related to opioids and the impact within the community.
  • Identify risk factors for an overdose.
  • Recognize and overdose.
  • Identify the five essential steps for first responders as outlined in the SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit in the event of an overdose.
  • Correctly use naloxone to save lives.

Who Should Attend

This interactive training is tailored for first responders or other likely witnesses to an opioid overdose.

Why Attend

  • to become part of the solution to solving the opioid issue in the community
  • to learn how to save a life during an overdose situation
  • to receive education on cruicial information related to opioids and the surrounding community

Trainings

  • Credo Community Center
    595 West Main Street
    Watertown, NY 13601
    OASAS.sm.SOR@oasas.ny.gov (315) 788-1530
    • Monday, February 11, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    • Monday, March 11, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
  • SUNY Jefferson
    Gregor Building, Room 5-201
    1220 Coffeen Street
    Watertown, New York 13601
    Kim Sell ksell@sunyjefferson.edu (315) 786-2338
    • Monday, February 11, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    • Monday, March 11, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Marathon Central School
    High School Auditorium
    1 East Main Street
    Marathon, NY 13803
    Heather Euson eusonh@marathonschools.org (607) 849-3117
    • Tuesday, February 26, 2019 3:15 – 4:45 PM
    • Tuesday, February 26, 2019 5:30 – 7:00 PM
  • Olive Free Library
    4033 Route 28A
    West Shokan, NY 12494
    Amy Grant programs@olivefreelibrary.org (845) 657-2482
    • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM
  • Trinity Church of Nunda
    Nunda Fire Department Hall
    4 North State Street
    Nunda, NY 14517
    Paul Jackson (585) 519-6821
    • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:00 – 8:30 PM
  • Central Region Addiction Resource Center

    Cazenovia Public Library
    100 Albany Street
    Cazenovia, NY 13035
    Lauren Davie (315) 697-3947 lauren.p.davie@gmail.com
    • Thursday, March 21, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM

    City of Oneida Public Library
    220 Broad Street
    Oneida, NY 13421
    Lauren Davie (315) 697-3947 lauren.p.davie@gmail.com
    • Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM

    Hamilton Public Library
    13 Broad Street
    Hamilton, NY 13346
    Lauren Davie (315) 697-3947 lauren.p.davie@gmail.com
    • Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM

  • Chittenango Public Library
    101 Falls Boulevard
    Chittenango, NY 13037
    Lauren Davie (315) 697-3947 lauren.p.davie@gmail.com
    • Thursday, December 19, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM
  • Cato Meridian Central School District
    Cato Meridian Middle School Cafeteria
    2851 State Route 370
    Cato, NY 13033
    Donna Cappellano (315) 626-3317 dcappellano@catomeridian.org
    • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM
  • Finger Lakes Mall
    Finger Lakes Mall Community Room
    1579 Clark Street Road
    Auburn, NY 13021
    Renay Kelley (315) 255-1188 marketing@fingerlakesmall.com
    • Monday, March 25, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM
  • Rockland Community College
    Student Union Room 3214
    145 College Rd
    Suffern, NY 10901
    Senator Carlucci's office (845) 623-3627 Scasden@sunyrockland.edu
    • Tuesday, February 19 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM