CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) – The Phoenixville Police Department is hosting a free Narcan training on Jan 18.

The event is open to the public and will teach individuals how to administer naloxone, also known as Narcan.

The life-saving medication can immediately reverse the effects of opioids.

The training will be held at the Phoenixville Police Station at 351 Bridge St., from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Attendees will also receive assistance on how to acquire naloxone.

The event is part of a partnership between the Good Fellowship and the Chester County Department of Drug and Alcohol Services aiming to reduce the incidence of accidental drug overdoses.

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