About the Trainer Program

The Layperson Naloxone Administration Trainer Program will provide you the materials and resources and teach you how to deliver the program within your community(ies).

The course material will provide a foundational understanding of the opioid public health crisis and the contributing factors and solutions. As well as, teach your attendees how to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone.

This Layperson Naloxone Program and Trainer Course is available for individuals, healthcare professionals, groups and organizations who are working to reduce the effects of the opioid public health crisis or who serve individuals at risk for opioid misuse, addition or overdose.

The program is designed to be delivered to laypersons, including but not limited to individuals, families, groups/organizations, and community members. NOTE: A First Responder Naloxone Program is available from Overdose Lifeline. More information about this program and other programs can be found HERE.

Note: The training does not provide the credentials to be a Naloxone Distribution Entity. State requirements differ. Therefore please check with your local state HHS or Health Departments for specific requirements for your state.

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Program and Training Pricing

Pricing includes training and licensing fees

  • Training: $225/person
    Includes the Brain and the Disease of Addiction prerequisite online course, the Layperson Naloxone Administration online course, live web program training, and trainer's kit.

  • Annual License Fee: Individual $200 or Group $400
    The group license provides access for two or more trainers within an organization.

    The license provides 12-month access to training materials, technical support, updates, and the online resource center.

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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

  • Recognize the signs of an opioid overdose.

  • Demonstrate how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone.

  • Discuss the role of harm reduction in the overall opioid public health crisis solutions / action plan / strategy.

  • List a minimum of three overdose prevention tips for people who use drugs (PWUD).

Trainer Program Resources

Program materials available through the trainer resource center

  • Program Delivery

    The trainer resource center includes multiple versions of the training PowerPoint presentation, with complete presenter script, for different training lengths. PowerPoint may be customized with state and local information and resources.

  • 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 Benefits

    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.

  • Prerequisite: You will complete the Brain and the Disease of Addiction prerequisite online course as the first part of your training process.

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

  • Coaching & Technical Assistance: Once you have completed steps 1-3, 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.

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

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