BSU to host opioid awareness and Narcan training event

Bemidji State University is hosting a free opioid awareness and Narcan training event next Thursday.

According to a release, the training as part of BSU’s National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness activities will take place on Nov. 3 from 3 to 7 p.m. in Hagg Sauer Hall Room 150.

Andrea Herold, an educator from Rural AIDS Action Network and recovering opioid addict, will teach attendees how to recognize and respond to signs of an overdose, including administering naloxone to reverse the reaction.

Narcan kits and training are available locally for free at Face it Together Bemidji.

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