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 on October 17 and November 25. 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, September 28, 2022

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Monday, October 17, 2022

2 to 4:30 p.m.

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Friday, November 25, 2022

1 to 3:30 p.m.

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