Community Calendar of Opioid Overdose Trainings

2018 - 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
December 12, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
BRiDGES/MCCASA
112 Farruer Ave, Suite 314
Oneida, NY 13421

Lauren P. Davie

(315) 697-3947

December 12, 2018
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Credo Community Center
595 West Main Street
Watertown, NY 13601

Amanda Rashleigh

(315) 788-1530 ext. 107

Decenber 18, 2018
5:00 PM
ACR Health
627 W. Genesee St.
Syracuse, NY 13204

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433 ext 2433

December 19, 2018 ACR Health
287 Genesee St.
(enter through Dakin St. parking lot door)
Utica, NY 13501

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433 ext 2433

December 20, 2018
4:00 PM
ACR Health
135 Franklin St
Watertown, NY 13601

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433 ext 2433

January 18, 2019
5:00 PM
ACR Health
627 W. Genesee St.
Syracuse, NY 13204

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433 ext 2433

January 16, 2019
5:00 PM
ACR Health
287 Genesee St.
(enter through Dakin St. parking lot door)
Utica, NY 13501

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433 ext 2433

January 17, 2019
4:00 PM
ACR Health
135 Franklin St
Watertown, NY 13601

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433 ext 2433

January 22, 2019
5:00 PM
ACR Health
627 W. Genesee St.
Syracuse, NY 13204

ACR Health

Kevin Donovan

(315) 475-2433 ext 2433

January 29, 2019
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Missio Church
620 West Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13204

Michele St. James

(315) 299-4101

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

December 22, 2018
1:00 PM

Trillium Health
259 Monroe Ave.
Rochester, NY 14607

Trillium Health Community
Opioid Overdose Prevention/Naloxone Training

Olinda Ford
(585) 210-4146

January 3, 2019
5:30 PM

CASA Trinity
141 Main St
Dansville, NY

Brent Dickerson
(585) 991-5012
February 5, 2019
5:30 PM

CASA Trinity
4612 Millennium Dr
Geneseo, NY

Brent Dickerson
(585) 991-5012
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

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
December 13, 2018
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Highland Public Library
14 Elting Place
Highland, NY 12528

Caitlyn Stever

(845) 691-2625

January 7, 2019
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Orange-Ulster BOCES
Carl Onken Conference Center
Chester Library
53 Gibson Road
Goshen, NY

Please register in

MyLearningPlan.com to attend

January 10, 2019
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Phoenicia Library
48 Main Street
Phoenicia, NY 12464

Elizabeth Potter, Director

(845) 688-7811

January 15, 2019
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Orange-Ulster BOCES
Carl Onken Conference Center
Chester Library
53 Gibson Road
Goshen, NY

Please register in

MyLearningPlan.com to attend

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

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

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 5, 2019
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Shelter Island High School
33 N Ferry Rd
Shelter Island, NY 11964

Mary Kanarvogel

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
December 11, 2018
2:00 - 3:00 PM
42-09 28th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Register online

December 20, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
42-09 28th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Register online

 

Northeastern NY/Albany Region

Date/Time Location Registration Contact Information
December 11, 2018
2:00 - 3:00 PM
St. Mary's Hospital
1300 Massachusetts Ave
Conference Room A and B
Troy, NY 12180

Rensselaer Co. Department of Health

Olivia Mogan

(518) 270-2685

December 12, 2018
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 27, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Rensselaer County Dept. of Health
1600 7th Ave
2nd Fl. Conference Room
Troy, NY 12180

To register, please contact:

Kelsey (518) 270-2651

January 28, 2019
5:30 PM
Central Library
Swanker Room
99 Clinton Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

January 28, 2019
6:30 PM
Central Library
Swanker Room
99 Clinton Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

Schenectady County Public Health Services

Lauren Stairs

(518) 386-2824 ext. 256

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
Date/Time Location Registration Contact Information
December 12, 2018
2:30 PM
Stutzman Addiction Treatment Center
360 Forest Ave
Buffalo, NY 14213

Zena Hyman or

Tiffany Banker

(716) 882-4900

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
Date/Time Location Registration Contact Information County
December 11, 2018
2:30 PM
Stutzman Addiction Treatment Center
360 Forest Ave
Buffalo, NY 14213

Zena Hyman

(716) 882-4900, x 230

Erie Co.
December 11, 2018
4:00 PM
Saratoga Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Council
125 High Rock Ave
Saratoga, NY 12866

James Norton

(518) 581-1230, x 3632

Saratoga Co.