Free Overdose Prevention and Response Training


Harvard Square Kiosk (former location of Out of Town News). 18 Brattle Street

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Are you worried about overdoses happening where you work or live? Wondering how you can help prevent an overdose? Cambridge Public Health Department (CPHD) offers free, monthly 1-hour overdose prevention and response training at locations around Cambridge. Meeting times and locations are subject to change. There is no fee and no RSVP required. Come and learn skills that could save lives. CPDH also offers free on-site trainings for groups by appointment.   
The comprehensive 1-hour training includes:
  • Up-to-date information about the opioid crisis in Cambridge.
  • How to distinguish between overdose and non-emergency situations, such as drunkenness.   
  • What to do if you see someone in trouble.
  • How to access naloxone (Narcan™), the overdose reversal medication.  

To learn more, click here or contact Tali Schiller at the Cambridge Public Health Department at 617-665-3872 or

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