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Understanding Drug-Related Stigma
This webinar will introduce the concepts of social inequalities faced by people who use drugs, the stigma they experience, and how this impacts their ability to access services. The training will explore how current and former substance users experience the impact of stigma. Through evaluation of one’s own potential role in perpetuating drug-related stigma, participants will develop new strategies for building more authentic and productive relationships with clients.

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

✓ Recall the meaning of stigma & related concepts;
✓ Identify three ways in which drug users experience stigma and discrimination;
✓ Identify two consequences of drug-related stigma and discrimination on access to services;
✓ Explain three ways to address stigma at individual and agency levels;
✓ Identify conceptual and practical tools to challenge stigma and support drug users’ needs.

Dec 10, 2019 11:00 AM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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