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2019 Arizona Rural Health Conference: Pre -conference Session Responding to Substance Use

Pre -conference Session Responding to Substance Use

Open to Community Health Workers (CHW), Community Health Representatives (CHR), CHW/CHR organizations, CHW/CHR supervisors, promotores de salud, and related health educators and stakeholders. 

Attendees will learn the following:

1. What is trauma and how it relates to substance use

2. How to implement harm reduction methods to address substance use

3. Where to refer clients to address their needs

4. How to recognize an opioid overdose

5. How to respond to an opioid overdose using naloxone 

– Session limited to 40 participants – Wednesday, July 31, 1:00 to 4:30pm 

Lunch provided for pre-conference participants from 12:00pm-1:00pm Drury Inn & Suites 300 South Milton Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 For lodging, go to: https://crh.arizona.edu/calendar/RHC-2019  

Register at: https://www.regonline.com/CHWPreConference  

Sponsored by The Arizona Center for Rural Health, Arizona Community Health Worker’s Association and Sonoran Prevention Works Contact: Ariel Tarango | arielt1@email.arizona.edu