Overdose Prevention Training: How to Save Lives in the New Normal

This live training was provided by experts in the field and included an overview of opioid overdose prevention including: what are opioids, what is an overdose, what is the scope of the problem, what puts someone at risk to overdose, what are the signs of an overdose, strategies for managing an overdose event, naloxone, and local resources. This training also provided information on factors related to COVID-19 and overdose prevention.

COVID-19 Guidance for People Who Use Substances

Youth Cannabis Use: Virtual Training

This virtual training is brought to you by the Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative and the Plymouth Youth Development Collaborative. The training includes an overview of cannabis and its impact on the youth brain, as well as some misconceptions around cannabis. It also provides specific regulations around cannabis in Massachusetts and resources on how to help a friend who is struggling with their substance use.

How to Help: Virtual Training

This training is brought to you by the Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative and the Plymouth Youth Development Collaborative. The training includes information on how to recognize substance use disorders, how to address substance use disorders, and some resources that might be helpful to someone that is trying to help.

“Should You Drink to That?”: Virtual Training

This virtual training created by the Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative provides information on the impact of alcohol and underage drinking. The training discusses why is it important to talk about alcohol, the effects of alcohol on not only our brain and body, but our social life, why people drink in the first place, knowing your pour and understanding binge drinking, alternatives to drinking and safe practices if you do, as well as how to help a friend and local resources.

Overdose Prevention Education: Virtual Training

This training is brought to you by the Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative. It provides an overview of opioid overdose prevention including: what are opioids, what is an overdose, what is the scope of the problem, what puts someone at risk to overdose, what are the signs of an overdose, strategies for managing an overdose event, naloxone and local resources.