Narcan training set for Bartholomew library in July

To fight local drug overdoses, there will be a free Naloxone Training session at the Bartholomew County Public Library coming up on July 25th. And you will get doses of the life-saving drug to take home with you.

Naloxone, better known as Narcan, is a drug that counteracts the effects of opiate overdoses.

Jeffrey Hershey, an organizer with the Columbus Harm Reduction Collective, explains.

Hershey explains what you will learn:

Hershey says you can get doses of the life-saving drug provided free of charge.

The two- hour training course starts at 6 p.m. in the Red Room at the library on Fifth Street and will be led by the Indiana Recovery Alliance.