Archived Web Recordings

Colliding Crises: Using Persuasive Narratives to Tell the Story of Overdose Prevention Under COVID 19

People struggling with addiction are one of the most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar introduces you to powerful communication strategies to help focus attention on how COVID-19 is affecting your community and discusses how to use persuasive narratives to break through the clutter.

By simultaneously humanizing this crisis and offering solutions, you can engage audiences who might otherwise ignore this reality or not see their role in helping address this challenge. 

Brown Miller Communications: Persuasive Narratives

Colliding Crises: Using Persuasive Narratives to Tell the Story of Overdose Prevention Under COVID 19

 

People struggling with addiction are one of the most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar introduces you to powerful communication strategies to help focus attention on how COVID-19 is affecting your community and discusses how to use persuasive narratives to break through the clutter.

By simultaneously humanizing this crisis and offering solutions, you can engage audiences who might otherwise ignore this reality or not see their role in helping address this challenge. 

Brown Miller Communications: Persuasive Narratives

Change Management Strategies: Adapting Your Coalition in the Era of COVID-19:

 

Local opioid safety coalitions are at an inflection point. Many members are diverted to the COVID-19 response, and the stay-at-home orders have shifted our priorities, how we do our work, and the way in which we work together.

This session offers insights into how to think about the current moment as a way forward for your coalition. We offer strategies for managing change, and generate discussion on how to adapt your coalition in light of this shifting environment. 

Harm Reduction and COVID-19: How to adapt your community strategies

 

This webinar features Savannah O’Neill from the Harm Reduction Coalition who addresses the impact of COVID-19 on people who use drugs, how to adapt your local programs, and available resources.

Harm Reduction Coalition: COVID-19 Guidance for People Who Use Drugs and Harm Reduction Programs

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Trauma Informed Communities: How trauma impacts ourselves, our communities and our response to COVID-19

 

Trauma is a public health crisis that is felt in our communities. As the world goes through the collective trauma of COVID-19, it has never been more important to understand trauma and how we can heal from it.

This workshop discusses the neurobiology of trauma, community trauma and inherent community resilience, how COVID-19 is impacting our levels of toxic stress, and how we can take tangible steps to heal ourselves individually and transform our organizations into trauma-responsive agencies.

No Wrong Door for Opioid Safety: How to Communicate for Impact

 

New research and polling data are shining light on how we talk about opioid safety in ways that help us surmount apathy and strengthen support for our strategies. Watch the recording to hear experts from across the country share tactics for launching public communications campaigns, deliver effective messaging around stigma and harm reduction, and capture media attention for your work. 

 

No Wrong Door for Opioid Safety: How to Use Local Data for Measurable Results

As the opioid epidemic gains scope and complexity, it is increasingly important to use locally available data to inform a local response. This webinar covered innovative approaches for using locally available data to describe local burden and create real-time responses to overdose events.

Watch the recording to hear how a community in California uses 911 data to connect overdose survivors to services, how emergency departments in Baltimore use EMR data to link patients with peer recovery coaches, and how communities across the country are implementing ODMAP (Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program) in partnership local law enforcement.

No Wrong Door for Opioid Safety: How to Build an Effective Response in Your Community

 

In this first web forum, we heard from a law enforcement official in New Jersey, a respected national advocate, and an emergency department physician in rural California–three people who are making a difference by building partnerships across sectors in their community. The session explored the approach each leader is taking to foster new connections, how they overcame pushback, and resources that you can apply to your own work going forward.

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