Online Overdose Prevention, Recognition and Response
Funded by: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Project dates: April 2011 - September 2012
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Janie

This online training bystander training module:

  1. Described the U.S. opioid overdose epidemic
  2. Explained the risk of overdose from opioid analgesics and heroin
  3. Taught learners how to recognize an opioid-associated overdose
  4. Demonstrated how to respond effectively to an opioid-associated overdose (using animated scenarios, graphic sequences, and narration provided by professional voice actors), and
  5. Linked learners to additional resources, including SAMSHA’s overdose toolkits and drug treatment finder
Abstract on NIH RePORTER