Addressing OUD in BIPOC Communities Part 1: Treatment and Recovery for African American Communities

Part 1 of this three-part webinar series will address the unique challenges and social determinants that hinder many African Americans from accessing quality care. We will also review opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment and harm reduction options, as well as strategies to implement peer support services to engage African Americans in appropriate services.

By attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify existing disparities in access to quality substance use treatment and recovery services for African Americans.
  • Discuss the contextual issues and treatment barriers that impact rates of OUD and opioid overdoses in African American populations.
  • Explore the use of specific outreach strategies and recovery supports to increase access and engagement in care for African Americans.
  • Describe how to use effective harm reduction strategies within African American communities.