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Webinar: Harm Reduction with People Who Inject Methamphetamine

August 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) and the Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS) are partnering to host a webinar on detailing methamphetamine use and methamphetamine-specific harm reduction practices that can be adopted within health departments and Syringe Service Programs (SSPs).

Webinar highlights include:

  • An overview of methamphetamine including chemistry, uses, and effects by Dr. Carlo Hojilla from the University of California San Francisco
  • Discussion of meth injection within broader drug user health context
  • Information on overamping prevention and care, health education for participants, and de-escalation techniques by Ruth Kanatser and Kat Humphries with the Harm Reduction Action Center in Denver, CO
  • Jurisdiction-level example
  • Q&A

Register in advance for this webinar and please forward this opportunity to SSP providers in your jurisdictions. by clicking here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.  Please contact Magalie Lerman or Kenya Hutton with questions.

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Date:
August 24
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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