Free Naloxone training Thursday in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, NY (WRGB) - Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are hosting a free Naloxone training session Thursday June 14th.

Participants will learn how to recognize, respond to, and reverse an opioid overdose using Naloxone.

The event is Thursday at 6:30pm at ViaEntertainment at ViaPort Rotterdam Mall.

It's free and open to the public. Participants must be 16 years or older.

You are encouraged to register in advance. Register online at

"Families in New York State and across the entire nation have been torn apart by addiction and a heroin epidemic that has rapidly escalated," said Assemblyman Santabarbara. "To see families lose loved ones to addiction is heartbreaking. This session can give people the knowledge and training that can help save lives."

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