(Hokie Wellness -- Virginia Tech) The opioid epidemic is a public health crisis and has claimed the lives of 2226 Virginians in the year of 2021 alone.
Any person, no matter their age, income, or any other demographic, can experience an overdose or develop and struggle with a substance use disorder. Knowing how to respond and possibly reverse an opioid overdose can save someone’s life and might help them access needed resources for recovery!
Join us in McComas Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 10, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., to learn more about opioids, addiction, and how to respond in an emergency. You will receive a REVIVE emergency response kit and the opioid overdose reversal drug, Narcan (Naloxone), to take with you free of charge.