Community Calendar of Opioid Overdose Prevention Trainings

New York State Overdose Awareness Day

September 9, 2021, 10AM - 1 PM (virtual event)

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), AIDS Institute (AI) will host the first annual state-led Opioid Overdose Awareness Day (IOOAD). This day will honor and reflect the lives of those who have died and celebrate the people who dedicate their professional and personal lives to harm reduction work and saving lives.

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Due to the COVID-19 response, in-person trainings maybe canceled or delayed. Please call the program first. In some cases, programs are offering opioid overdose training & rescue kits by phone, Skype, Zoom, etc.

NYSDOH Opioid Overdose Prevention Initiative's registered opioid overdose programs offer community opioid overdose trainings throughout New York State. All community trainings on this calendar are for the general public - regardless of level of understanding or knowledge of opioid overdose.

Participants who attend a community training can expect to learn:

Find additional community opioid overdose trainings on the NYSDOH website

Community Trainings Statewide
Find additional community opioid overdose trainings on the NYSDOH website

New Paltz Opioid Overdose Prevention & Response Team (OOPRT)
Training in NYC (5 boroughs)
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Save A Life. Carry Naloxone.

Find naloxone and community opioid overdose trainings
Online Training:
Opioid Overdose Prevention: Training of Trainers (TOT)
An online self-paced training for all registered opioid overdoes prevention programs staff. Register for Opioid Overdose Prevention: Training of Trainers (TOT ) here.
Note: If you do not already have an account on you will be asked to create an account, then be directed to register for the TOT.
NYC-based OOPP staff who will dispense naloxone kits must attend in-person Training of Dispensers (TOD) at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), email
Never Use Alone: 1-800-484-3731
Meet people where they are, on the other end of the line, one human connection at a time.

Free Online & Mail-based Narcan Resource
Learn more:
Additional Resources:
NYC Dept of Health Prevent Drug Overdose Video
Opioid Overdose Prevention Training (Narcan/Naloxone) from The Monroe County Department of Public Health (video)
Using Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose in the Workplace (fact sheet)

Registration is the sole responsibility of the program offering the training. If you do not see a listing for training in your area, please email us at or call 1-800-692-8528