More than just pipes: Lessons from the field about safer smoking supplies

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 01:00 PM until 02:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Support Website
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

University of Washington - School of Public Health


Contact Hours: 1.00

Training Overview Description

Thinking about how you can use safer smoking supplies to reach people who smoke opioids or stimulants?

In this webinar, experts from People’s Harm Reduction Alliance and Tacoma Needle Exchange will share their strategies and answer your questions on how to effectively distribute safer smoking supplies and maximize engagement opportunities.

Hear from these programs about:

  • Why hand out safer smoking supplies?
  • Distribution 101: How to do it
  • Response from participants
  • Lessons learned
  • Challenges and positive impacts

Bring your questions for this exciting panel!


Lisa Al-Hakim from the People's Harm Reduction Alliance
Paul LaKosky and Jacob Ball from the Dave Purchase Project

Event-specific Details

This training could be applied to multiple areas of the Alaska Qualified Addictions Professional (QAP) certification. Contact the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (Ask for Dabney Van Liere, Executive Director) at 907-332-4333 or email for specific information.