Overdose trends in Tennessee
Addiction as a disease
The stigma surrounding substance use disorder
Harm reduction tools
Risk factors, signs, and symptoms of an overdose
How to respond to an overdose
Free Training Types:
Formal Group training: 1.5 hour overdose prevention presentation covering all topics listed
Informal training: one-on-one brief training; 5 to 8 minutes on how to use naloxone
Outreach could be:
Tabling at your event
Provide community resources
Respond to spikes with street outreach
What is Naloxone? Naloxone is a 4 mg opioid overdose reversal medication
What is kloxxado? Kloxxado is an 8mg opioid overdose reversal medication
Naloxone is available at your Health Department
Naloxone is available over the counter at any pharmacy
Low income individuals may contact Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition to see if they qualify for naloxone at no cost.
Fentanyl Test Strips
What are they?
A legal, harm reduction tool used to test substances for the presence of fentanyl
Why use them?
To prevent unintentional exposure to fentanyl
How to get them?
Contact a Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist at Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition or your local Health Department
Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire departments
Agencies and organizations that provide treatment and recovery services or community resources
Civic Organizations (Rotary, Lions Club etc)
Faith based organizations
Jail/ Detention Facilities
Schools/ Colleges, Technical/ training program
Shelters and Missions