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Webinar: Naloxone: Saving Lives

Turning Point

Thursday, 29 August 2019 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (AEST)

Webinar: Naloxone: Saving Lives

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Turning Point are pleased to announce our August webinar for the Connect & Learn series

Naloxone: Saving Lives

This webinar is aimed at AOD workers and other people who work with people who use opioids and/or people who may witness an opioid overdose. It will support workers to identify opioid overdose risk and engage with at-risk clients and/or community members to help them prevent, recognise and respond to opioid overdose. Specifically, it will cover:

  • Identifying opioid overdose risk factors
  • Speaking with clients about overdose
  • Naloxone formulations and action
  • Opioid overdose prevention
  • Recognising and responding to opioid overdose


Presenter: Crios O'Mahony, Workforce Development Lead, Penington Institute

Crios O’Mahony has worked with alcohol and other drug users for more than 25 years in the UK and Australia. In London, he worked with rough sleepers in drop in centres, night and cold weather shelters and long-term homeless hostels as well as in the justice system. In Melbourne, Crios was the team leader of an alcohol and other drug outreach team in the Northern suburbs of Melbourne. Crios worked for several years on Needle and Syringe Programs including a mobile, street-based service in Melbourne's CBD and a mobile service in the northern and western suburbs.  Crios is also Penington Institute’s lead trainer for agencies working with drug users across the country and regularly works with Needle and Syringe programs (NSPs) throughout Victoria.

Date and time: Thursday 29th August 2019

1:00pm – 2:00pm AEST

Who should register?

This webinar is suitable for workers in the AOD, mental health, allied health and welfare sectors.

Registration instructions

There is no cost to attend the Connect & Learn webinar series but registrations are essential.

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite with a link to join the webinar at the stated date and time. You will also receive information about how to join the webinar, test your system for compatibility and who to contact for support and assistance.

Please note that on the day, you will be required to log in with the same email address with which you registered.

Please check your junk email or spam filter if you haven't received a registration confirmation within 24 hours of registering.

Please check that you have details about how to access the webinar as Turning Point is unable to provide on-the-day support. Should you require technical assistance, please contact Redback Support on 1800 733 416.

Have questions about Webinar: Naloxone: Saving Lives? Contact Turning Point

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Thursday, 29 August 2019 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (AEST)

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Turning Point

Turning Point is a national treatment, research and education centre that provides leadership in the alcohol and drug, gambling and mental health sectors.

Combining research with service innovation, surveillance, system enhancements, capacity building and specialist support, Turning Point is a recognised centre of excellence that assists services, communities and governments to respond to current and emerging issues.

Turning Point is part of Eastern Health and is affiliated with Monash University.

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