Community First Responder Program

Recognizing and Responding to an Opioid Overdose

A photo of two Narcan (naloxone) dispensing devices with the logos of University Rhode Island Community First Responder Program, Husson University School of Pharmacy, and the Health Equity Alliance.

In collaboration with the University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension, the University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a new online training program to help combat the opioid addiction crisis.

The Community First Responder Program aims to provide education and resources to rural Mainers to be able to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. Request assistance finding low or no cost naloxone near you after this short online training.

Become a Community First Responder

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is pleased to partner with Bangor-based Health Equity Alliance (HEAL) and Husson University School of Pharmacy to offer this important training to Maine residents.

This research has been approved by The University of Rhode Island Institutional Review Board.

This project was supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the National Institutes of Health under award number 1H79TI085612-01. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.

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