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HOLLAND, Mich. — Opioid overdose is continuously growing in the United States and especially in Michigan. Ottawa County is distributing free reversal kits to those who attend one of their overdose training sessions.

Community Mental Health of Ottawa County (CMHOC), in conjunction with the Red Project, is hosting training sessions to educate the anyone on the use of the overdose reversal drug Naloxone to those effected by opioid use.

The Red Project staff will be providing a free fifteen minute training session and a free kit consisting of a hypodermic needle, two doses of Naloxone and other related supplies.

The sessions are being held on the second Friday of every month, with drop in from 11am-2pm. They are being held at the CMHOC Conference Room 1 at 12265 James Street in Holland.

If you have any questions regarding the training or the kit, contact the Red Project at 616-456-9063 or visit the Red Project website.

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