Cancelled- Opioid Overdose Prevention Webinar
May 21, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Online via Zoom
Who should attend: Any library staff, trustees or volunteers who would like to prepared in case they witness an overdose.
Description: This webinar will cover some brief information about Opioids, how to notice if someone has overdosed, and how to respond to an Opioid overdose. The webinar will also cover information about Narcan, what it is, its strengths and limitations and how to administer it to a person in need.
Training objectives include:
Presenter: Stacy Cangelosi is the Education/Prevention Director at the Alcohol & Drug Council, a private nonprofit agency that reduces, and works to eliminate, drug and alcohol abuse in Tompkins County by providing outpatient treatment services along with education and community-based prevention strategies. She has been with the agency since 2001. She received her Masters in Social Work at Syracuse University. While there, she worked in the Health Center, doing outreach around issues of sexuality and sexual health. Through her work there, she discovered a passion for health education and outreach. In 2010, she became a Licensed Master Social Worker and uses the tenets of that to guide her work in prevention. At the Council, she strives to raise awareness about addiction and remove the stigma associated with the disease.