Opioid Public Health Crisis

Opioid Public Health Crisis

Program Overview

This course will provide you with knowledge on this nationwide health crisis and the solutions to reduce the epidemic's effect. The sessions will discuss signs of opioid overdose, effects of the opioid overdose reversal drug: Naloxone, and a review of the multifaceted solutions model. The courses will be delivered in a combination of virtual and in-person settings.

What is the opioid epidemic?

What You Will Learn

  • Drug classifications
  • Addiction/substance use disorders
  • Opioid overview
  • Contributors and risk factors
  • Recognizing & preventing an opioid overdose

What questions will be answered

  • What is occurring in the opioid crisis?
  • How did this health crisis develop?
  • What are the contributors and risk factors?

SCHEDULE A PRESENTATION

Please contact [email protected] to schedule a presentation in your community

WHO WE REACH

Parents, healthcare professionals, groups and organizations who serve individuals at risk.

TIME COMMITMENT

Each webinar is 1 to 2 hours.

INTERESTED?

Check out our calendar for upcoming events or contact us to schedule a tri-series!

Guide to Harm Reduction

Program Overview

Harm reduction incorporates a spectrum of evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies from safer use, to managed use, to abstinence to meet drug users “where they’re at” and addressing conditions of use along with the use itself.

2-5-2b

What You Will Learn

  • The purpose of harm reduction
  • The history of harm reduction
  • Identifying the benefits of harm reduction
  • How to put these principles into action

SCHEDULE A PRESENTATION

Please contact [email protected] to schedule a presentation in your community

WHO WE REACH

Parents, healthcare professionals, groups and organizations who serve individuals at risk.

TIME COMMITMENT

Each webinar is 1 to 2 hours.

INTERESTED?

Check out our calendar for upcoming events or contact us to schedule a tri-series!

Removing the Shame and Stigma of Addiction/SUD

Program Overview

Shame and stigma associated with a substance use disorder can have a negative effect on individuals, families, caregivers and communities. Through this course, you will review the consequences of shame and stigma, why SUDs are stigmatized and the solutions to address shame and stigma.

2-6-1

What You Will Learn

  • The role of stigma and its effect on SUDs
  • The impact of shame on family/caregivers
  • How to eliminate judgements and negative attitudes

SCHEDULE A PRESENTATION

Please contact [email protected] to schedule a presentation in your community

WHO WE REACH

Parents, healthcare professionals, groups and organizations who serve individuals at risk.

TIME COMMITMENT

Each webinar is 1 to 2 hours.

INTERESTED?

Check out our calendar for upcoming events or contact us to schedule a tri-series!

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