Toliver supervises the Rapid Response Emergency Addiction and Crisis Teams (RREACT), which responds to non-fatal overdoses in the community, as well as bringing individuals to treatment.
He said it’s through conversations like this that opioid overdoses can be prevented.
“It’s huge, I mean education is key, and then you see the increase in the African American community. So, I know for us over the last year, being out in the community doing different walks, and being involved like this has really opened the doors for us,” said Toliver.
On Monday, the African American Male Wellness Agency plans to hold a virtual meeting, where they’ll be providing Narcan training.
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