Narcan Training: Opioid Overdose Prevention

Tue, Sep 20, 2022 - 12:30 PM — Tue, Sep 20, 2022 - 02:00 PM
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Event Address
Shepard Hall, Room 107
160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031
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Event Location
Hybrid: Zoom OR Shepard Hall, Room 107
Event Details

Narcan Training: Opioid Overdose Prevention

Naloxone (Narcan®) is a safe medication that can save someone’s life by reversing the effects of an opioid overdose.

Join the LGBTQ+ Student Center and special guests Kaity Lloyd-Styles and Chip Ko from the NYC Department of Mental Health and Hygiene and Rene Johnson from Young Adult Sexual Services (YASS!) program at the Institute for Advanced Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital for a free Narcan training where you will learn how to:

  • Recognize overdose signs
  • Administer Narcan/Naloxone
  • Understand data on substance misuse among NYC LGBTQ+ folks
  • Use Fentanyl testing strips (demonstration by Mount Sinai's YASS!)


When: Tuesday, September 20, 2022 12:30- 2PM 
Where: ​Shepard Hall, Room 107 AND on Zoom

*Register in advance to receive a free overdose response kit upon training completion!*
This event is open to ALL CCNY and CUNY students, staff, and faculty!

Chip Ko is a Drug and Alcohol Epidemiologist in the Research and Surveillance Unit in the Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention, Care, and Treatment at DOHMH. He works with various datasets looking at alcohol and drug use, as well as morbidity and mortality incidents related to substance use among NYC residents. Chip is recently engaged to his partner John, and is dreaming of a fun destination wedding in 2023!

Kaity Lloyd-Styles is the Program Manager for CAMP Program in the Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention, Care, and Treatment at DOHMH. Kaity provides technical assistance and support to 6 community coalitions working to create LGBTQ+ affirming environmental changes across NYC, and is an advocate for prevention services that are inclusive of harm-reduction education. When not at work, Kaity studies Traditional East Asian Medicine and Acupuncture!​

Rene Johnson is the Program Coordinator of Mount Sinai's Young Adult Sexual Services (YASS!) program. YASS! serves queer cis and trans youth of color between the ages of 13 and 29 but provides sexual health prevention and treatment services to anyone who is interested. YASS! provides free rapid HIV testing, STI screening (gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, and hepatitis C), PEP & PrEP, monkeypox vaccination, immunization (hepatitis A & B, flu, HPV, and meningitis), and linkage to other services like, insurance, mental health care, primary care, and social groups. YASS! provides services in several clinic throughout NYC, and is open on Monday – Friday, between 9am and 5pm.

This event is made possible through the generous support of LaGuardia Community College, the New York City Council, and the New York City Council LGBT and Queer Caucus.

Co-sponsors: The New York City Department of Mental Health and Hygiene, the YASS! program at the Institute for Advanced Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, the CUNY Office of Student Inclusion Initiatives, CCNY Office of Substance Misuse Prevention, CUNY LGBTQI+ Council, CCNY Colin Powell School of Civic and Global Leadership, CCNY Division of Student Affairs, the CUNY School of Medicine, and the CUNY School of Medicine Physician Assistant Club.

The City College of New York is a proud member of the CUNY LGBTQI+ Consortium.

This event will be recorded and archived at the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives.

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