Safer Substance Use: Harm Reduction

Learn tools to reduce stigma toward people who use substances.

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In this training, you'll learn:

- about the harm reduction approach.
- strategies for reducing harms related to substance and alcohol use.
- to recognize and respond to overdose.
- about stigma and the continuum of consumption and behaviour.

Naloxone training and kits will also be provided following the workshops. If you are unable to attend the Safer Substance Use: Harm Reduction 101 workshop, but would like to receive the naloxone training and kit, contact Student Wellness Services at 403-220-9355.

Register for training:

All session times are in MST. This training is open to current students, faculty, and staff at the University of Calgary.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Monday, February 27, 2023

2 to 4:30 p.m.

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Friday, March 24, 2023

1 to 3:30 p.m.

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If you have questions about our harm reduction training, please contact Yasmeen Nosshi at