For nearly twenty years, Milwaukee’s Cactus Club has been among the finest live music venues in the Midwest, featuring such acts as The White Stripes, Queens of the Stone Age, Interpol, Death Cab for Cutie, The Sword, High On Fire, The Faint, Bright Eyes, Eyedea & Abilities, Red Fang, Sylvan Esso, Redd Kross, Sharon Van Etten, Polica, Russian Circles, King Tuff, and countless other national, international, and local bands.

Event Details

Opioid Overdose Prevention Training for Bartenders

Opioid Overdose Prevention Training for Bartenders

Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 1pm at Cactus Club
Free / 21+ / Bars must register by February 3rd

Prevention Specialists from AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) LifePoint Needle Exchange Program

No deaths or overdoses in our bars. We must be prepared to take care of one another and our communities.

-Bartenders/bar-staff will be trained on how to identify an opioid overdose, how to respond before EMTs arrive, and how to administer preventative opioid overdose agents (injection & nasal spray).
-By participating in this training, each bar will receive FREE naloxone (generic form of Narcan) to keep at your bar in case of emergency, courtesy of ARCW.
-Each business should send at least 2 bar-staff to training.
-Bartenders will be responsible for going back to their respective bars and instructing their co-workers on how to administer naloxone (train-the-trainer model).

-Email to register your group. Please include your bar’s name in the subject line!
-Room for 25 bars to participate in the training. Each bar should commit to 2 staff members as representatives
-Register your bar by Saturday, February 3rd to ensure enough supplies are ordered
-Free / No cost
-Southside-focused but open to any Milwaukee-area bar

Sat 02/17/18
Free / Bars must register by February 3rd