Past Events

Presentation and Training

September 13, 2019: We held our first Opioid Overdose Recognition and Prevention On-Site Training at Muhlenberg College with Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) and Peer Health Advocates at Muhlenberg (PHAM).

 

Awarded PA DDAP Grant

October 29, 2019: We are honored to have been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (PA DDAP) to distribute Narcan and lead trainings on opioid overdose recognition and prevention.

 

PA State Opioid Response Meeting

November 20, 2019: We attended a meeting with the PA DDAP to discuss the State perspective on the opioid crisis and its efforts to combat it.

 

Campus Community Opioid Initiative Kickoff

January 16, 2020: We held a public event at Muhlenberg College to kick off our grant and efforts to lead trainings on opioid overdose recognition and prevention in the Lehigh Valley.

 

Partnered with PA DDAP

January 16, 2020: We are excited to have signed a partnership with Governor Tom Wolf, Secretary Jennifer Smith, and the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs.

 

Train-the-Trainee Workshop

February 3, 2020: We trained and certified over 50 students as community trainers. They will be assigned to community centers, libraries, schools, and businesses to connect with individuals who are interested in being trained in opioid overdose recognition and prevention.