Foundational Fridays- Drug 101

This 2 -hour webinar is a part of our Foundational Fridays Series taking place every last Friday of the month from 12pm – 2pm EST, from July 2023 – June 2024. This webinar focuses on the basics of drugs.

  • This webinar focuses basic knowledge about the drugs that are commonly used by participants at Syringe Service Programs (SSPs). We will review basic information about how drugs are used, why they are used, and ways to reduce the harms from using drugs. The training will provide an overview of how to engage program participants/clients in conversations around the way they are using drugs and potential harms that can be reduced. Webinar participants will learn how to use Harm Reduction methods to engage with people who use drugs and better understand their experience by the end of this workshop, participants will be able to describe types of drugs commonly used, discuss factors surrounding drug use and list three harm reduction ideas to reduce drug-related risk.

Trainers: Mike Selick (He/Him), Associate Director of Capacity Building

Prerequisite:  None, but viewing our Foundations of Harm Reduction is highly recommended

Audience: All health and human service providers, including Peers Workers


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