About the Trainer Course

The First Responder Naloxone (FRN) Trainer course, will teach you how to deliver the program within your community(ies).

The First Responder Naloxone (FRN) Program and Trainer Course is for individuals who are responsible for training law enforcement, fire departments, and other first responder groups and organizations. The course provides information to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose and administer naloxone.

This course has been developed by Overdose Lifeline, Inc. – a nonprofit dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities affected by the disease of addiction / substance use disorder through advocacy, education, harm reduction, prevention, resources, and support.

Materials provided via the Trainer Resource Center allows program delivery via on-site or webinar settings. 

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Trainer Program Fees

Training and Annual License Fees

  • Training Fee: $255/person
    Includes prerequisites: The Brain and the Disease of Addiction and Removing the Shame and Stigma of SUD online courses. Plus, the First Responder online course and live web training, trainer's kit, updates, and access to the online resource center.

  • Annual License Fee: Individual $200 or Group $400
    There are two options for the Annual Program License fee, $200 for one trainer or $400 for a group license. The group rate provides access for two or more trainers within an organization to use the materials.

    The license provides access to all the program materials, the online resource center, technical assistance, and program updates during the 12-month licensing period. License renewal is required to use the materials beyond the first 12 months.

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We ask that our partners contact us prior to purchase. This will give us the opportunity to answer all your questions, review how the programming may be customized for your community, discuss multi-program discounts, and provide you with a quote.

When you're ready, contact us: Fill out the form, email us or call 844.554.3354, ext 4 for more information.

Learning Objectives

  • You will acquire a foundational understanding of the opioid public health crisis and the overdose epidemic.

  • The ability to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose.

  • How to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone (Intranasal: Adapt and Amphastar).​

Trainer Program Resources

Program materials available through the resource center

  • Program Delivery

    Presentation PowerPoint with trainer notes and complete script. Multiple versions for different training lengths and customizable.

  • Training Enhancements

    Attendee pre-post survey, handouts (quick reference sheet, course notes, additional resources), breakout activities, poll questions, certificate of attendance, customizable flyers, social media graphics and more.

  • Additional Resources

    Trainer's receive CE Credit for accredited courses completed during the training process.

    COMING SOON: Special attendee discount for additional online learning courses from Overdose Lifeline.

Trainer Training Process

What to expect

  • Register: You will be asked to register as a trainer/facilitator of the program.

  • Prerequisites: You will complete the two prerequisite courses as the first part of your training process.

  • Program Course: Then you will take the First Responder Naloxone online course to help familiarize yourself with the concepts and information.

  • Resource Center: Access to the Trainer Resource Center and program materials.

  • Coaching & Technical Assistance: Once you have completed steps 1-4, a live web meeting will be scheduled to review the program materials and toolset to help prepare you for your first delivery of the program.

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