Naloxone/Harm Reduction Training  - ITCMI

Naloxone/Harm Reduction Training

As the number of fatal opioid overdoses continue to increase drastically across America, it is important t to have naloxone in the hands of first responders, health professionals, family members, and friends who can save someone’s life before it is to late. ITC provides Naloxone/Harm Reduction training to help prevent overdose fatalities, support family health, train community and clinical partners. We provide both on-site and online training.

The training is titled Opioid Misuse & Overdose Prevention Strategies.  You will receive a certificate of completion and 2 Continuing Education Units (CEU) granted by the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP). We also distribute naloxone kits free of charge upon request.

The one-site training consists of a presentation, hands-on practice and distribution of naloxone. The online training consists of a presentation and a test. You will need a minimum score of 90% to receive a certificate. Naloxone will be mailed to you.

ITC has a partnership with NEXT Naloxone and the Red Project. NEXT Naloxone is designed for people who can’t access naloxone through pharmacies, syringe programs, exchange programs, or by other means. This is an online resource for naloxone access. Thanks to this partnership with we have the ability to become trained opioid overdose responders and be equipped with naloxone.