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Update January 25, 2023, at 4:42 pm: According to Dr. Teresa Duncan, Bladen County Health & Human Services Director, due to the threat of inclement weather, the 6 pm community naloxone training for tonight at the Spaulding Monroe Cultural Center in Bladenboro is canceled. A rescheduled date will be posted very soon.

Dr. Duncan added in her update, “Please be safe and weather aware!”

Previous article: Community Naloxone Training Class Jan. 25

Would you know what to do if someone nearby had an opioid overdose? It could be a matter of life and death.

The Bladen County Health Department and Bladen County Emergency Medical Services have planned a community Naloxone training class Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at Spaulding Monroe Culture Center, Suite 2, 508 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro.

Opioid overdoes affect families, loved ones and communities. You can learn how to respond to an overdose.

For information, contact Substance Misuse Coordinator Tamisha Purdie at 910-872-6256 or tpurdie@bladenco.org.