All across Canada, the opioid epidemic is getting worse. Whether you see yourself as a drug user or not, you’ve likely been in situations where the risk of an opioid poisoning was present. We believe that it’s everyone’s responsibility to get trained and carry nasal naloxone because it can save lives.
St. John Ambulance provides desperately needed opioid and nasal naloxone training, as well as nasal naloxone kits, to individuals, communities, and organizations that are struggling to manage opioid poisonings.
Learn how to recognize, react and reverse an opioid poisoning by getting trained today.
Opioid poisonings are on the rise across Canada, and the need for better awareness of how to recognize and respond to these situations is vital. SJA has free training programs that are designed to educate everyday Canadians on opioid awareness and response. Through this training you’ll learn:
SJA offers various training program options to suit your desired format, including online and in-person.
Many communities across Canada experience high rates of opioid use, but lack the appropriate supports needed to manage and prevent poisonings. SJA provides free training programs that are designed for the unique needs of underserved communities. Many types of communities are eligible for this program, including:
Upon completion of these courses, you will also receive a free nasal naloxone kit.
Frontline workers are witnessing more opioid poisonings in their organizations and are required to respond. To help meet this growing need, SJA has free training programs to give frontline workers the education and tools they need to address opioid poisonings. Many types of organizations are eligible for this program, including:
Upon completion of the course, you will also receive a free nasal naloxone kit.
Data as of January, 2023
This program was funded by a contribution from Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP). The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada.