Stigma, Trauma and People Who Use Drugs (Part 2)

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.

Session 2 Agenda:

• Recap previous sessions
• Defining trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
• Impact of stigma, traumatic experiences, racial discrimination, and the criminal justice system on people who use drugs
• Strategies to reduce stigma and trauma for people who use drugs


• 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 Details

Date(s): April 20, 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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