Harm Reduction Trainings

National Harm Reduction Coalition facilitates trainings around the country. We open our virtual doors to individuals and teams seeking training on important evidence-based harm reduction strategies.

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Join a Training

Our public training sessions are open to all who wish to attend. Whether you’re part of a community-based or harm reduction organization, or you’re an individual who loves people who use drugs and want to learn how to support them, we invite you to join us.

During COVID-19, we are supplementing our in-person trainings with virtual workshops and webinars.

September 2021

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Fundamentos de la Reducción de Daños
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Fundamentos de la Reducción de Daños Descripción: Este adiestramiento proveerá a les participantes los fundamentos de la filosofía y la práctica de reducción de daños, al igual que herramientas prácticas para comprender y reconocer diferentes tipos de daño que pueden experimentar las personas que usan drogas. A través , ...
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Sep 02 2021 |
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Burn-Out, Organizational Relationship Building, Interventions, & Wellness Accountability Teams
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
As part of our national Technical Assistance programming we are offering a late summer series of both webinars and 1-1 sessions. This webinar will be led by Taharka Anderson who is a PhD student with a background in restorative justice and organizational capacity building and sustainability. His interactive webinar wil , ...
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Sep 07 2021 |
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Using Motivational Interviewing Skills to Engage People in Harm Reduction Programming
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
For harm reduction program staff applying motivational interviewing skills and tools can be really effective in improving our ability to collaborate with participants to identify and bring about changes they have identified to improve their health and well-being, As Dan Bigg taught us we can celebrate “any positive cha , ...
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Sep 08 2021 |
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Undoing Drugs Panel
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where did the idea of harm reduction come from and how did it spark an international movement that challenges the core ideas of the war on drugs? Maia Szalavitz’ new book, Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction is the first to spotlight this history. This panel, facilitated , ...
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Sep 08 2021 |
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Estigma y Uso de Drogas
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Estigma y Uso de Drogas Descripción: El estigma es una de las barreras principales y más perniciosa que experimentan personas que son juzgadas o marginalizadas por comportamientos considerados socialmente indeseables, peligrosos o ilegales. En este taller les asistentes tendrán la oportunidad de: definir lo que es esti , ...
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Sep 09 2021 |
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Relationship Building, Adaptation, and Strategies for Deeper Connections with Self & Community
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
As part of our national Technical Assistance programming we are offering a late summer series of both webinars and 1-1 sessions. This webinar will be led by Taharka Anderson who is a PhD student with a background in restorative justice and organizational capacity building and sustainability. His interactive webinar wil , ...
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Sep 14 2021 |
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Using Motivational Interviewing Skills to Engage People in Harm Reduction Programming
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
For harm reduction program staff applying motivational interviewing skills and tools can be really effective in improving our ability to collaborate with participants to identify and bring about changes they have identified to improve their health and well-being, As Dan Bigg taught us we can celebrate “any positive cha , ...
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Sep 15 2021 |
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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La Entrevista Motivacional: preparando efectivamente a las personas para el cambio
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Entrevista Motivacional Descripción: La entrevista motivacional es una herramienta práctica y concreta que podemos utilizar en nuestro trabajo con participantes. Este taller abarca el Modelo Transteórico para el Cambio de Comportamiento y cómo aplicarlo para identificar áreas motivacionales claves para les participante , ...
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Sep 16 2021 |
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Social Identity, Building Connections, & Nonviolent Communication Strategies to Support Wellness
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
As part of our national Technical Assistance programming we are offering a late summer series of both webinars and 1-1 sessions. This webinar will be led by Taharka Anderson who is a PhD student with a background in restorative justice and organizational capacity building and sustainability. His interactive webinar wil , ...
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Sep 21 2021 |
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Safer injection 201
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
You’ve learnt the basics of safer injection but now it’s time to put this into practice. How do we start a conversation with someone? How can we approach what can be a very sensitive topic in a way that makes the person feel respected and validated. This session will explore how to take your safer injection educa , ...
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Sep 22 2021 |
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Manejo de Conflicto
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manejo de Conflicto Descripción: La meta de este adiestramiento es proveer a les participantes pautas generales para la prevención y manejo de conflictos como también estrategias prácticas para manejar los conflictos cuando estos surgen. Discutiremos cómo reconocer el conflicto, el rol del trauma y el estigma en el man , ...
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Sep 23 2021 |
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Burn-Out, Organizational Relationship Building, Interventions, & Wellness Accountability Teams
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
As part of our national Technical Assistance programming we are offering a late summer series of both webinars and 1-1 sessions. This webinar will be led by Taharka Anderson who is a PhD student with a background in restorative justice and organizational capacity building and sustainability. His interactive webinar wil , ...
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Sep 28 2021 |
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Housing First and Syringe Service Program Collaborations
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This  session will explore how Syringe Service programs and Housing Providers can collaborate to optimize their care coordination pathways for participants and residents. Trainers: Sarah Gorry and Ann Breidenstein   register here   , ...
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Sep 29 2021 |
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Prevención de Sobredosis
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prevención de Sobredosis Descripción: La sobredosis es la causa principal de muerte para personas menores de 55 años en los Estados Unidos, sus territorios y colonias. En este taller exploraremos tanto los sistemas como las circunstancias que ponen a las personas en riesgo de sobredosis incluyendo las barreras, retos y , ...
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Sep 30 2021 |
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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The training team is overflowing with knowledge and lived experience and a commitment to share and help you grow. Most team members contribute to training services — facilitating, preparing training materials, researching, and offering organizational support.

Raise Your Knowledge Any Time — Anywhere

Making harm reduction strategies widely accessible is among our top priorities. Our online learning center offers a series of courses that cover the fundamentals of harm reduction. These self-paced modules are available anytime, anywhere.

If you’re ready for Harm Reduction 101, check out the learning center.

Looking for More Training Options?

Want a harm reduction expert to train your team? We deliver virtual trainings to companies and organizations. Learn about our training & capacity building services.

Harm Reduction Implementation Guides

Sometimes you just need a blueprint to follow. We’ve condensed twenty-five years of learnings from leading and supporting harm reduction programs into these powerful guides.

If you’re launching a syringe service or naloxone distribution project, check out these manuals for step-by-step implementation training.

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