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  • Coalmont

    Tennessee

    Activity: GRUNDY INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 07:00 pm
    Location: Rock Creek Pharmacy and Florist, 9971 SR 56, Coalmont, TN, United States, Tennessee
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Grundy Recovery Alliance Community Endeavor (GRACE)
    Contact: Dave Hodges
    Phone: 484-885-0381
    Email: grundyrecoveryalliance@gmail.com

    Join G.R.A.C.E. and Grundy Safe Communities Coalition at ROCK CREEK PHARMACY at 7 pm on August 31, 2021.
    Come hear from Mayor Michael Brady and our surprise Guest Speakers talk about Overdose Awareness and remembrance of our loved ones lost to overdose. The event will include a Candlelight Service in remembrance of our Loved Ones Lost to Overdose, a MEMORIAL WALL with pictures of loved ones Lost to Overdose, and music. Food available for purchase by SAM’S CORNER BBQ

    Nashville

    Tennessee

    Activity: Be the One Suicide Prevention Training
    Date: 16/08/2021
    Time: 02:00 pm
    Location: This event will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams.
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: TN Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
    Contact: Joanne Perley
    Phone:
    Email: betheone.info@tn.gov

    This training works to address the suicide prevention component of preventing overdose. Far too many people die from the hopelessness that leads to suicide, and sadly, coworkers in workplaces are not exempt. The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services would like to equip your teams and your departments with training to recognize the signs and prevent suicide in the workforce.

    Who should attend?`
    This training is intended for any employee interested in the topic, and it is also a great introduction for HR staff who are interested in becoming trainers in their departments.

    What will you learn? There are three key components of the campaign:

    1. Provides suicide awareness and social marketing strategies by providing information regarding suicide and serves as a reminder that suicide can happen at any time to anyone
    2. Teaches participants how to recognize when someone may be thinking about suicide, how to ask the question directly and offers tips on how to develop good listening skills, which is a key component of suicide prevention
    3. Provides postvention suggestions in the event a suicide occurs to someone in the workforce

    Nashville

    Tennessee

    Activity: Be the One Suicide Prevention Training
    Date: 20/08/2021
    Time: 02:00 pm
    Location: This training will be held virtually by MS Teams.
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: TN Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
    Contact: Joanne Perley
    Phone:
    Email: betheone.info@tn.gov

    The intersection of overdose and suicide is a well-documented phenomenon. Far too many people die from the hopelessness that leads to suicide, and sadly, coworkers in workplaces are not exempt. The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services would like to equip your teams and your departments with training to recognize the signs and prevent suicide in the workforce.

    Who should attend?`
    This training is intended for any employee interested in the topic, and it is also a great introduction for HR staff who are interested in becoming trainers in their departments.

    What will you learn? There are three key components of the campaign:

    1. Provides suicide awareness and social marketing strategies by providing information regarding suicide and serves as a reminder that suicide can happen at any time to anyone

    2. Teaches participants how to recognize when someone may be thinking about suicide, how to ask the question directly and offers tips on how to develop good listening skills, which is a key component of suicide prevention

    3. Provides postvention suggestions in the event a suicide occurs to someone in the workforce

    Nashville

    Tennessee

    Activity: Opioid Overdose Reversal (Naloxone) Training
    Date: 26/08/2021
    Time: 02:00 pm
    Location: This training will be held virtually.
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: TN Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
    Contact: Andrea Hancock
    Phone:
    Email: ahancock@starsnashville.org

    Get ready for International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31) by equipping yourself with the knowledge on how to respond in the event of an opioid overdose. This presentation will show you the signs to recognize, how to respond with the overdose reversal drug naloxone, and some of the brain science behind why people develop a substance use disorder.

    Presenter Andrea Hancock serves as a Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist in the Nashville area working under a program funded by TDMHSAS. Register for this virtual training by emailing ahancock@starsnashville.org.

    Naloxone is a key tool in reversing the rising tide of overdose and resulting deaths. Naloxone is the only antidote to reverse an opioid overdose, and it’s never been easier to use. This training is perfect for people at risk of opioid overdose, family and friends of those who are at risk of opioid overdose, and anyone interested in learning how they can save a life by reversing an overdose.

    Learn more about the ROPS program at this link: www.tn.gov/behavioral-health/ROPS

    Nashville

    Tennessee

    Activity: Opioid Overdose Reversal (Naloxone) Training
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 10:00 am
    Location: Training will be held virtually on Zoom.
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: TN Department of Mental Health Substance Abuse Services
    Contact: Dustin Ritchie
    Phone:
    Email: dustin.ritchie@fcstn.net

    This event will be held virtually on Zoom. Please register using the link on Eventbrite. Presenters Dustin Ritchie and Matt Brown serve as Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists in southern middle Tennessee working under a program funded by TDMHSAS.

    Get ready for International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31) by equipping yourself with the knowledge on how to respond in the event of an opioid overdose. This presentation will show you the signs to recognize, how to respond with the overdose reversal drug naloxone, and some of the brain science behind why people develop a substance use disorder.

    Naloxone is a key tool in reversing the rising tide of overdose and resulting deaths. Naloxone is the only antidote to reverse an opioid overdose, and it’s never been easier to use. This training is perfect for people at risk of opioid overdose, family and friends of those who are at risk of opioid overdose, and anyone interested in learning how they can save a life by reversing an overdose.
    Learn more about the ROPS program at this link: www.tn.gov/behavioral-health/ROPS