Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division Training: Opioid Overdose Prevention and Response
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM HST (8:30-9:00 AM Registration)
Location: Kakuhihewa Building (ADAD) Room 111 A/B 601 Kamokila Blvd., Kapolei, HI 96707 (View Map Here)
Cost: $25.00 payable to CDFH by credit card through this registration site. Personal/cashiers, agency checks and money orders are accepted. See info below in questions/inquiries.
Registration for this event has closed.
CEs: 4 hrs. ADAD approved
Overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in Hawaii and around the U.S. This interactive session will explore the impact of opioids on the body and identify the risks for accidental opioid overdose. Participants will be certified to administer Naloxone, the opioid antagonist.
Leilani Maxera, Outreach & Overdose Prevention Manager. Leilani manages the statewide syringe exchange, outreach, and overdose prevention programs, supervises the outreach workers on four of the Hawaiian Islands, and conducts training and education with other social service organizations to teach about overdose response and to reduce stigma around drug use. She previously worked at Homeless Youth Alliance/San Francisco Needle Exchange and Tenderloin Health in San Francisco and volunteered at SANE (Safer Alternatives thru Networking and Education), a syringe exchange program in Sacramento, CA. Leilani has a Master of Public Health degree with an emphasis in Aging and has finished her Master of Social Work degree in December 2018.
Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC), Certified Prevention Specialists (CPS), and applicants; those with other ADAD professional credentials; and anyone involved in the human services field.
Contact Michelle Park Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii, Hawaii Pacific Center for Excellence 808-545-3228 ext. 37 or at [email protected]
Registration payment via personal/cashiers, agency checks and money orders are accepted and may be mailed to:
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Attn: Michelle Park
1130 N. Nimitz Hwy. Suite A259
Honolulu, HI 96817