Drugs 101 Series
November 8th and 16th, 2021
Hosted by The California Prevention Training Center in partnership with the National Harm Reduction Coalition
These 2 -hour online trainings focus on basic knowledge about different kinds of opioids and stimulants. Tanagra M. Melgarejo, MSW, National Learning and Engagement Strategist at Harm Reduction Coalition reviews basic information about how and why they are used and discuss ways to reduce the harms of using these types of drugs.
The trainings provide an overview of how to engage program participants/clients in conversations around the way they are using these drugs and what potential harms can be reduced by exploring how to use harm reduction methods to engage with people who use drugs and better understand their experience.