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Harm Reduction and Stimulants - Some Myths and Truths of its 'Exploding Resurgence' in Today’s Opioid Epidemic Webinar

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This webinar will briefly discuss the history of meth and amphetamines, some of the myths and reasons people use them.

In addition, this webinar will discuss:

  • How stigma may contribute to the current opioid epidemic
  • The ways in which harm reduction is responding today

Learning Objectives: 

  • Review the history of Stimulants and their use in the past 100 years
  • Gain insight into why people use Stimulants despite the attached Stigma today
  • Review some of the Potential Risks, Harms, and Perceived Benefits associated with Stimulant use

Robyn Learned, Manager Drug User Health NASTAD
Laura Pegram, M.S.W, M.P.H Director, Drug User Health NASTAD