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Naloxone Training (How it works and how it is administered)  Hr. 1 

 

Charles Thibodeaux, LCDC, BAAS,  is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) since 1992 and has worked in the substance abuse field for over 30 years. During that time, he worked in residential treatment settings for adults as well as adolescents. He worked at a community based MHMR where he supervised an HIV prevention street outreach program for 12 years which followed a harm reduction philosophy whose target population was active IV drug users and sex industry workers. He worked for the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) in HIV and Substance Use Disorder field for 10 years.  He is one of the pioneers who helped get the first underground syringe service program started in Texas.   He has also presented on harm reduction topics including overdose awareness and prevention for several years at the DSHS State sponsored Conferences. As co-founder of Texas Overdose Naloxone Initiative (TONI) since 2014, he has conducted trainings on Opioid Overdose Prevention throughout the state of Texas. He has worked as a Patient Navigator/Consultant with Linkage to Care for Hepatitis C getting individuals tested, treated, and cured. He is also co-founder of the Texas Harm Reduction Alliance (THRA) which helps locate individuals with opioid use disorder and connecting them to harm reduction services including Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Presentation: Naloxone Training (How it works and how it is administered)

 

 

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