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Anne Arundel Community College is committed to promoting personal wellness and responsibility and recognizes that heroin and opioid addition is an illness of increasing concern within our state and nation. For this reason and in accordance with state law the college shall (a) provide all incoming full-time students in-person awareness training which they shall be required to attend, unless such in-person training is impracticable, in which case such training shall be conducted electronically; (b) provide all incoming students with additional educational resources on heroin and opioid addition and prevention; (c) obtain and store on campus Naloxone or other overdose-reversing medication; (d) provide training for campus police and/or other designated personnel on overdose symptom recognition, medication; and (f) offer instruction in substance use disorders, effective treatment for substance use disorders, and pain management to students enrolled in the physician assistant program. The requirements contained in (a) and (c) above do not apply to any off-campus locations.

Policy Title: Heroin and Opioid Addiction and Prevention Policy   

Policy Category: General

Policy Owner: Vice President for Learner Support Services

Policy Administrator: Dean, Student Development

Contact Information: Deneen Dangerfield;; 410-777-2830

Approval Date: April 10, 2018

Effective Date: April 10, 2018

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Applies to: All students

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