Tag: stigma

Exploring Pathways of Recovery: OOPTP Training Session

Join the Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Project team for an interactive training on Exploring Pathways of Recovery. When we recognize that recovery looks different for every person, we can better advise our clients. This interactive training will introduce the many different forms recovery can take from Medication for Addiction Treatment (MAT) to 12-step programs, to cognitive based therapies. In addition, participants will explore addressing stigma around recovery and how to best support our clients.

*Please note that this an interactive training – we will utilize several different features on Zoom for activities, including breakout rooms, annotation, and chat. Participants are highly encouraged to have their video on (if they have access to a camera) to engage in discussions and activities.*

**ASL interpreters and CART services available upon request. Please email [email protected] at least 2 weeks prior to the training to let us know of any accommodations you will need when registering.**

Addressing Drug-Related Stigma & Bias: OOPTP Training Session

Join the Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Project team for an interactive training on Addressing Drug-Related Stigma & Bias. Drug-related stigma presents barriers to effectively supporting clients who use drugs. Our own biases are learned from a culture that stigmatizes drug use and ostracizes those with substance use disorders. This interactive training will focus on identifying and addressing our biases surrounding people who use drugs.

*Please note that this an interactive training – we will utilize several different features on Zoom for activities, including breakout rooms, annotation, and chat. Participants are highly encouraged to have their video on (if they have access to a camera) to engage in discussions and activities.*

**ASL interpreters and CART services available upon request. Please email [email protected] at least 2 weeks prior to the training to let us know of any accommodations you will need when registering.**

2nd Annual Night of Hope

The Night of Hope Event will take place on Sunday, September 26, 2021 for National Recovery Month. It will start at 6:00 pm at Lynnfield Middle School as a walk to the Town Common. A guest speaker and remarks from town officials will follow. Join The Think of Michael Foundation and A Healthy Lynnfield in celebrating those in recovery. By walking with us, you help show your support as a community and reduce the stigma associated with addiction.