[Publication] BeHERE’s effective virtual training to build capacity to support people who use drugs in non-substance use disorder settings

New publication in the journal of Harm Reduction Human service settings, especially those not specifically focused on supporting people who use drugs (PWUD), offer a unique opportunity to prevent overdose […]

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[Training] De-Escalation Techniques for Challenging Situations (2 or 3 hours)

This training is designed to build skills, best practices, and strategies to better support young people or adults in moments of escalation.  It is vital for human service providers across fields […]

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[Training] Sharing Power with Youth: Building Relationships Through Harm Reduction (3 hours)

Recent studies show a dramatic increase in drug overdose deaths among American teenagers as fentanyl contamination becomes more prevalent in drugs used by young people. Young people are very receptive […]

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[Training] Linking Reproductive Justice & Harm Reduction: Promoting Clients’ Bodily Autonomy (4 hours)

The fight for reproductive justice shares profound similarities with the movement for harm reduction. These decades-old, grassroots struggles advocate for the protection of individual bodily autonomy from violation, surveillance, and […]

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[Training] Supporting People Who Use Drugs: Strategies for Service Providers (3 hours)

This three-hour training will offer participants an opportunity to explore reasons why people may use drugs, how we can assess risk using the “drug, set, setting” model, and how we […]

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[Training] Challenging Narratives: Understanding Alcohol Use from an Equity Lens (3 hours)

Conventional narratives of the “opioid crisis” or “opioid epidemic” have often erased the profound impacts of alcohol use. While American drug overdose deaths topped 100,000 for the first time in […]

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Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline

The Helpline is the only statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment, recovery, and harm reduction services in Massachusetts. Helpline services are free and confidential. Our caring, trained Specialists […]

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Illinois Helpline for Opioids & Other Substances

The IL Helpline is the only statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services in Illinois. The IL Helpline serves people using opioids and other substances, with […]

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Nothing For Us Without Us: Peer-Based Recovery Is The Latest In A Long History Of Consumer-Driven Movements

This blog post describes a growing movement that is revolutionizing how we approach substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and view recovery – changing our language, helping to remove stigma, and […]

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[Training] Best Supervisory Practices: Working through Incidents & Crises (3 hours)

This three-hour, non-clinical training is intended to provide supervisors with the best practices and tools for nurturing and supporting staff who work in substance use, harm reduction, homeless services, and […]

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[Training] Exploring Pathways of Recovery (3 hours)

When we recognize that recovery looks different for every person, we can better advise our clients. This three-hour training will introduce various forms of recovery, from medication to 12-step programs […]

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[Training] Addressing Drug-Related Stigma and Bias (3 hours)

Drug-related stigma presents barriers to effectively supporting clients who use drugs. Our biases are learned from a culture that stigmatizes drug use and ostracizes those with substance use disorders. This […]

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