Hosted by the Portland Rotary Club, there will be a special symposium:
Event: "Recognizing and Responding to an Opiate/Heroin Overdose
When and time: Wednesday, May 1, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Where: Jewett Auditorium, Southern Maine Community College, 77 Fort Road, South Portland.
> Learn about the Opioid epidemic and substance use disorder.
> Learn how to recognize the signs of an overdose.
> Learn how to perform first aid, including administering Naloxone (the drug that reverses the effects of opioids).
> Help reduce the stigma of Substance Use Disorder.
For questions or more information, please contact Ben Lowry at or call 207-228-5653.