Watch a training video

It only takes a few minutes to learn how to save a life. Watch these short videos to learn:

  • what causes an opioid overdose
  • how to recognize an opioid overdose
  • what to do in case of overdose
  • how to give naloxone

WA State Overdose Prevention and Response Training from

This training video covers overdose risks, the WA State Good Samaritan Law and shows a step-by-step demonstration on what to do in an opioid overdose (including rescue breathing and naloxone). It depicts drug paraphernalia and reenacts an overdose.

Right-click and save one of these links to download a copy of this video (mp4 format): without captions | with captions.

Opioid Overdose-Administering Naloxone Video from WA Department of Health

This video includes information about how to recognize and respond to overdose, how to use injectable naloxone and Narcan Nasal Spray, how to do rescue breathing, and the WA Good Samaritan Law.

Overdose and Naloxone Training Tool

This online training developed by at the University of Washington Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute (ADAI) will teach you how to recognize and respond to overdose.

For community health workers

This video is for community health workers and others who work with people who use heroin/street opioids. Produced by the New York City Department of Health. Also in Spanish and Russian.

For pain patients and families/friends

This video, presented by a physician, is directed toward chronic pain patients and their families and friends. Produced by Project Lazarus.

For law enforcement

Seattle Police Department training video about Washington state’s 911 Good Samaritan Law and naloxone.





Check your own risk for opioid overdose here.