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Behavioral/Mental Health, General Health and Wellness

Sports Injuries & Pain: Preventing Opioid Use Disorders in Student Athletes

Jun 11
Chiang Auditorium
350 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
 
Sports Injuries & Pain: Preventing Opioid Use Disorders in Student Athletes

Join experts from Englewood Health and other local organizations for a night of education on issues surrounding student athletes, sports.

  • Meet experts in physical therapy, pain management, orthopedics, and substance use.
  • Learn about the risks of prolonged or excessive use of pain medications, alternatives to opioids, preventing sports injuries, and recovering from opioid use disorders.
  • Attend Narcan® training session to learn about identifying and preventing an opioid overdose.
  • Fifty eligible attendees to receive Narcan kits that can save the life of someone experiencing an opioid overdose.
  • Break-out sessions designed for youth/students, parents, and professionals.

The event is open to parents, students, teachers, sports coaches and general community members in Northern New Jersey.

A light meal will be provided and the event is free to attend.

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