The PROFAN 2.0 provincial program offers free one day training courses for people involved in the community sector, and for users of their services, their families and friends who are likely to be confronted with opioid overdose situations and wish to acquire the means to respond.
These Coping with Opioid Overdosestraining courses, offered in all of the health region in Quebec, are also available in French and in an adapted version for Indigenous realities.
In order to allow the planning of the training sessions that will be deployed in the years to come, we invite interested organizations and people to communicate with us by filling this form.
The training is mainly intended for people working or volunteering in the Quebec community sector who are likely to be confronted with opioid overdose situations and who wish to develop the necessary skills to identify situations of risk of overdose and be equipped to deal with them. It responds to the needs of people who wish to acquire knowledge and develop the skills necessary to identify overdose situations and be equipped to cope with it, before, during and after.
Following the training day, participants will be able to take a coordinated approach to prevent and manage opioid overdoses and to respond quickly and appropriately to overdose situations and reduce the related deaths.