Ending the Opioid Epidemic Webinar Series: Webinar 5.
Webinar Title: Community Intervention: Syringe Services Program and Employing People Who Use Drugs
In this webinar, participants will learn to:
•Outline the process for applying harm reduction philosophy to workplace environment
•Describe the evidence base for syringe service programs
•Summarize the evidence base for employing people who use drugs
•Articulate the needs, rights, and perspectives of people who use drugs
Sarah Danforth, Prevention Point Pittsburgh
This webinar series is appropriate for physicians, nurses, social workers, case managers, public health practitioners, and other health professionals who would benefit from the information.
Planners have no conflicts of interest relative to this educational activity. Speaker has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Ending the Opioid Epidemic Webinar Series
The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center have created a six-part interactive webinar series which has been designed to introduce diverse strategies for success in ending the opioid epidemic. Participants will hear from legal, social, medical, and community intervention experts in a strategy-gathering information exchange. The webinars will be an hour in length and will include Q&A as well as audience interaction via polling. We welcome you to join us for the entire series or for individual webinars such as this one!
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
Harm Reduction/Safe Injection
Linkage to Care
Medication-assisted therapy for substance use disorders (i.e. buprenorphine, methadone, and/or naltrexone)