Category Archives: Training

2nd Annual Clinical Excellence on the Opioid Crisis to held in Pittsburgh on June 26 & 27, 2017

Prescription drug and opioid abuse is a public health crisis affecting the Greater Pittsburgh area, the region, and the entire country. Stakeholders of all types are finding ways to work together to heal communities, promote recovery, and address stigma. Join … Continue reading

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Summit to be Held in Pittsburgh

THE OPIOID CRISIS STRATEGIES FOR TREATMENT AND RECOVERY – June 23 – 24, 2016 Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square   About the Summit With alcohol and drug addiction ravaging our country, the Addiction Professional Summit was developed in direct … Continue reading

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Save a Life Trainings – Narcan Training

Learn How to Save a Life! Naloxone (Narcan) and Overdose Prevention Trainings. FREE and open to the public for any Washington County resident. March 10, 2016 Frank Sarris Library 35 N. Jefferson Ave. Canonsburg, PA 15317 Register at 6:30 p.m.  and Training begins … Continue reading

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CommUNITY and WDAC provide Education Session at the Library

WDAC and CommUNITY group provided at educational meeting at the Citizen’s Library.  For the complete story visit: http://www.observer-reporter.com/article/20151112/NEWS01/151119850/1645

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Save a Life Training – Monessen

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Free Workshop for Families Affected by Substance Use and Addiction on October 3rd

“You Are Not Alone:  A Workshop for Families Affected by Substance Use and Addiction” is a free workshop being held on Saturday, October 3, 2015, 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM at the Passavant Hospital, Foundation Conference Center, Cumberland Woods Village, … Continue reading

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Six Narcan Trainings to be Held by WDAC

Washington Drug and Alcohol will be doing six Narcan trainings in the next couple of weeks.  This article featured the trainings and the need for them.  Please take the time to view on KDKA site:    http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2015/07/22/first-responders-being-trained-to-administer-life-saving-drug-to-overdose-victims/  

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Naloxone Information Videos

The Veterans Health Administration, part of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has produced a series of YouTube videos to educate individuals on the safe administration of naloxone, an emergency opioid-overdose antidote that helps prevent overdose deaths.  The videos show … Continue reading

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Drug Summits Dates Announced….Mark Your Calendars.

Drug Summits dates have been announced.  Come learn about drugs, addicition and recovery. Mark your calendars and check back for more information as it becomes available. April 2, 2014 at California Area School District April 24, 2014 at Bentworth School District … Continue reading

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