Tuesday, November 30, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. PT
The opioid overdose death rate in the United States has increased significantly. In this workshop, instructor Shannon Knox offers a jam-packed session on overdose rates and trends, overdose prevention, principles of harm reduction and how to apply them within your program, and innovative strategies for Narcan distribution. This workshop will include live viewing of a presentation (originally part of the CARE TA Center virtual conference in June 2021) and facilitated discussion focused on applying insights from the presentation to your daily work. Action planning will focus on implementing strategies to increase access to Narcan and applying harm reduction principles.
Meet the Presenter
Shannon Knox is the Director of Training and Education for Community Health Project Los Angeles. She is an advocate for drug policy reform in the United States and for promoting the knowledge gained through lived experience as a key proponent in evolution of policy. She also is a peer advocate, having gained her expertise in substance use, harm reduction, and participant engagement through her own life experience as a peer to the populations CHPLA serves.