Published: Jan. 15, 2020

As addiction to opiates continues to be a major health concern in Colorado and across the United States, it has become increasingly important to know how to respond to an overdose situation. Medical Services now provides naloxone (brand name Narcan) free of charge to Buff OneCard holders through the pharmacy at Wardenburg Health Center.

Watch this video to learn how to identify the signs of an overdose and administer naloxone:

 

Campus resources

CU Collegiate Recovery Center (CUCRC)
The CU Collegiate Recovery Center (located in UMC 414) provides meetings and support groups, recovery-focused housing, events and activities, peer support and more for students in recovery or interested in pursuing recovery.

How to Save a Life Training
Learn how to recognize and respond to an alcohol- or opioid-related emergency in this free 30-minute training. Request a training session online.

Exploring Substance Use Workshop
This free, voluntary workshop provides students with a safe, non-judgmental space where they can explore their relationship with substance use and discuss ways to maximize their experience. Students of all levels of use and non-use are welcome. Contact Health Promotion to register: 303-492-2937.

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