Celebrating a Community United to Save Lives
Featuring CMA Award Winning Country Artist Shane Runion
Thursday, July 25
Central Park, 1795 Steese Rd.
Uniontown, OH 44685
The Green Drug Task Force with support from Cover2 Resources is celebrating our Community of First Responders initiative with a special concert and recognition event for the founding members of the program. Come and learn how a free mobile app is uniting community members with the sole mission of saving lives. Join us in a fun, family-friendly, sober celebration featuring CMA award winning artist Shane Runion and his band. FREE admission. Music. Food Trucks. Family-Friendly Event.
Special Founders Project DAWN training classes will be held at the Green Fire Station, 4200 Massillon Rd, North Canton, OH 44720 on the following dates leading up to the July 25th CFR Launch Party:
- July 9, 2019 10:30 AM
- July 11, 2019 5:30 PM
- July 18, 2019 5:30 PM
Stop OBSERVING and start RESPONDING
Establish public use NaloxBox locations and accurately map their positions.
We need individuals who are passionate about fighting the opioid epidemic. You supply the time and the willingness to help, and we’ll supply the rest.
This training will provide volunteers with the skills they need to effectively administer Naloxone to opioid overdose victims.
First Responders can quickly respond to an opioid overdose, and communicate with other first responders in an emergency situation.
Collect crucial data on the attributes of each emergency and upload real-time overdose surveillance data.
The opioid crisis claims the lives of loved ones every day. Together, we can each do our part to reduce these unnecessary deaths, but we need your help.
Inspired by the proliferation of AEDs for heart attacks, NaloxBox is an Opioid Overdose Response Tool that allows the user to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The NaloxBox mission is to improve the capacity of bystander rescuers to save the lives of victims of opioid overdose by increasing access to publicly available overdose response resources in settings in need of quickly accessible, public use naloxone. Naloxone is an opioid overdose reversal drug.
A smartphone app that allows anyone to identify and locate available naloxone within a two-mile radius, and to communicate directly with those carrying this life-saving drug. This free app also allows first responders and good Samaritans to register as naloxone carriers, making them reachable by NaloxoFind App users in emergency situations.
A program of the Ohio Department of Health, Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) is a community-based overdose education and naloxone distribution program. Through medical training, participants can recognize the signs and symptoms of an overdose, administer Naloxone, and reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.