From: Hokie Wellness
As part of Substance Use Education Week, Hokie Wellness will be on campus doing outreach on the misuse of prescription medications. The events highlighted below offer students a direct educational opportunity to learn about the human face of addiction, and how to fight stigma and create and create positive change in our community.
Movie Screening with Panel Discussion
Tuesday, April 24, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The award winning movie, "The Hungry Heart", provides an intimate look at the often hidden world of prescription drug addiction. For more information about the movie and to watch the trailer, please go to http://thehungryheartmovie.org
Narcan (Naloxone) Training
Thursday, April 26, 6-7:30 p.m. OR 7-8:30 p.m.
REVIVE! will provide a training to Virginia Tech students on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose emergency with the administration of naloxone (Narcan). Come be trained to administer this lifesaving medication. For more information about REVIVE!, please go to http://tinyurl.com/dbhdsrevive
***Due to limited space, we are partnering with your professors to offer these opportunities to you first before inviting other students. Please register ASAP to secure your seat. Spaces are filling quickly.
For students, to register for either event, visit: https://tinyurl.com/HWSUEW2018
For staff/ faculty registration, visit: https://tinyurl.com/HWSUEWFS