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Events In Dover Plains, Amenia Focus On Addiction Prevention

Naloxone can be used to save the life of someone who has overdosed on opioids.
Naloxone can be used to save the life of someone who has overdosed on opioids. Photo Credit: I'm the Evidence. Naloxone Works/Facebook

DOVER PLAINS, N.Y. -- The Council on Addiction Prevention and Education will host events on ending opioid addiction in Dover Plains on Wednesday and in Amenia on Saturday, April 23.

Participants will learn the signs of addiction, where to help, how to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs and learn how to administer naloxone to treat an overdose. 

Each event is open to the community. Participants only need to RSVP for the naloxone training portion of the events.

The Dover Plains event takes place at Dover High School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. RSVP by calling 845-877-5700, ext. 1282.

The Amenia event at Amenia Town Hall runs from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 845-518-4636 to RSVP.

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