Choose Between Two Options
- $22 for one overdose-prevention class with an emergency medical kit (a $45 value)
- $20 for a one-hour introductory smoking-cessation class (a $45 value)
During overdose-prevention classes, clients learn how to reverse a life-threatening overdose from opiates, including heroin and pain pills. Instructors demonstrate how to recognize an overdose and rescue breathing techniques. The instructor then shows pupils how to administer naloxone, a nasal-spray drug used by ER staff and paramedics that can stop an opiate overdose. Each participant receives an emergency kit containing naloxone to take home.
Alternatively, licensed counselors guide participants through the process of quitting smoking during smoking-cessation classes. Clients will learn about assistive medications and devices, as well as tips for success. Participants will have the chance to check their own carbon monoxide levels with a CO2 monitor.
Kicking an addiction is a tough process, but it can be easier with the help of a knowledgeable, supportive partner. The staff members at Stonybrook Center are equipped with degrees and licenses in medicine, nursing, social work, and counseling to help patients fight against drug addiction and achieve happy, successful lives. Through series of science-based classes and programs, they help liberate those addicted to substances such as heroin, pain pills, and more. The team uses a multi-faceted approach to education, and introduces clients to medication consultations, different forms of counseling, and journaling. They also teach drug users' loved ones how to prevent overdoses with a medication used in hospitals.