The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Health and Human Services Department will be sponsoring a free Narcan Training for community members on Wednesday, September 12. The overdose prevention and reversal program will be held at the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Community and Government Center from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Participants will be instructed on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an overdose, what to do during an overdose and how to administer Narcan. All adult participants will receive a free Narcan kit.
Youth from the ages of 13 to 17 may also attend the free training when accompanied by a parent or guardian, but will not receive a Narcan kit.
In addition, participants can receive a free and confidential HCV/HIV test.
Registration is not required. Please contact the Mashpee Wampanoag Health and Human Services Department at (508) 477-0208 ext. 166 for more information.
Training and confidential services provided by the Aids Support Group of Cape Cod.