Stigma, Trauma and People Who Use Drugs (Part 1)
Class Experience Level
Beginner, Intermediate

This class is no longer accepting registrations

This 2-part webinar (April 13 and April 20, 2023) explores the historical roots of stigma towards people who use drugs including the role of targeted criminalization and the media, and research science.  Stigma and trauma are defined, and we'll discuss why trauma matters, and what are effective strategies for addressing stigma towards individuals and organizations. 

This training is for individuals and organizations currently helping people who use drugs or interested in doing so in the future.

Register for each session separately. Login details are different for each session.

Register for Part 2 on April 20, 2023.

Session 1 Agenda:

• Define stigma and its impact on people who use drugs
• Science behind stigma
• History of drug criminalization in America


• Discuss information presented by experts from various health and library related fields on varying topics

• Evaluate new methods and programs to apply new knowledge to their own practice.

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Class Recording

Class Details

Date(s): April 13, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
Platform: Webex
CE Credits: 1.50
Class Experience Level: Beginner, Intermediate
This class is sponsored by Region 1.
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Class Contacts

Technical Assistance: Tiffany Chavis

Can't join us live?

Register anyway and you'll receive the recording after the event.