LISLE, Ill. (AP) — Officials in suburban Chicago are teaming up to offer free training on how to spot and respond to an opioid overdose.
The Lisle-Woodridge Fire District and the DuPage Narcan Program have scheduled the training session for Saturday. People who complete it will receive a free dose of Narcan, a drug that reverses overdoses.READ MORE: Families Fight To Keep Memorial Trees Offered Through Chicago Park District After Being Told Of Golf Course Plans
Attendees also will get information about how to safely dispose of medications and community resources available, including the Illinois Helpline for Opioid and Other Substances.READ MORE: Mother Who Heard Shots, Death Of Adam Toledo Shares What She Heard, Neighborhood Insight
The program is being funded through the Illinois Department of Human Services.MORE NEWS: Protesters Pack Logan Square Over Police Shooting Of Adam Toledo
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