In 2015 Tennessee had the 10th highest overdose mortality rate in the nation. An overdose is a medical emergency, and time is of the essence. Knowing what to do in a crisis could save your loved ones life. Just like learning CPR training, Naloxone administration training is an important precautionary step.
How can I do that?
1. Visit the Department of Health's website for free online training on how to administer Naloxone
2. Scroll to the"Training for the General Public (individual, group, or classroom; select one)"and read through the "General Public Training" pdf and the Powerpoint presentation below it
3. Take the "Assessment" listed under the "Self-Assessment" section
4. Then fill out and print your "Printable Certificate"