Description of Training:
In your work, you may have to respond to an overdose to save a life. It is impossible to know how you are going to feel during or after responding to an overdose. Evidence shows that being proactive and having a plan in place improves resiliency and recovery. In this webinar we will review:
- Different ways human beings can be impacted after responding to an overdose, and
- Tips and strategies to develop an after-care plan for overdose
The Provincial Overdose Mobile Response Team (MRT) offers psychosocial support, education, and training to organizations and agencies working within British Columbia’s overdose public health emergency. This includes people impacted by critical incidents such as overdoses and/or deaths during the course of their work. The MRT was created with support from the BC Ministry of Health and BC Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions in recognition of the psychosocial impact of the overdose public health emergency on first responders, frontline workers and people with lived experience/peers.