CleanSlate Centers and the Paradise Valley Police Department and will offer a free class on Wednesday, 9/27, in order to teach people how to administer Naloxone, also known as Narcan, a drug that counteracts opioids to stop overdoses. Arizona declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency in June of this year, after Health Department officials released a report stating at least two Arizona residents died from an overdose every day in 2016. Programs – and partnerships – like CleanSlate and the Paradise Valley PD’s are key to arming all community members with the skills and understanding they need to address the opioid epidemic in their own neighborhoods.

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