Learn how to reverse an overdose

Become a Community First Responder with
our ten minute certification module and receive free Narcan.

Take the Course

General Public

We offer two ways to become certified as a Community First Responder and receive free naloxone (Narcan) by mail.  You can complete either a live webinar/in-person seminar or the interactive learning modules – all from the comfort of your own home.


Live Webinars or In-person Seminars

Group Seminars

Help members of your group or organization become a certified Community First Responder and receive free naloxone kits to support individuals in you community.

Request a Seminar

Online Learning Modules

Community members are invited to browse through our 6 interactive, educational learning modules with in-depth information about the opioid epidemic, including how to recognize and respond to an overdose. Each module takes about 10 minutes to complete and provides valuable resources to help you or a loved one connect with prevention, treatment and recovery options in Rhode Island and nationwide.

Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare professionals licensed in Rhode Island, including Pharmacists, Social Workers, Mental Health Practitioners & Nurses*, may be eligible for free continuing education credits through either attending our live seminars on request (1.0 contact hours of CE credit) or completing one or more of our asynchronous interactive, educational modules (0.5 contact hours of CE credit each).

*note not all online CE programs are available for nursing CE (live seminar program is Nursing accredited)

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La naloxona (Narcan®) es un medicamento que puede revertir una sobredosis provocada por una droga opioide. Puede completar el curso en diez minutos de aprendizaje interactivo, todo desde la comodidad de su hogar y recibir su propio estuche de naloxona por correo.

About the CFRP

The goals of the Community First Responder Program are to educate communities about opioid misuse, and provide resources to these communities to help address opioid misuse including the opioid overdose antidote naloxone.

Program Director, Clinical Professor

College of Pharmacy

anitaj@uri.edu

Research Coordinator, Clinical Professor

College of Pharmacy

jefbratberg@uri.edu

Program Manager, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

College of Pharmacy

massiel@uri.edu