Holding Grace for Those With SUD

Transforming our Communities 2023 Gathering

Join the team from The Tacoma Needle Exchange and Elevate Health for the Regional Gathering for the Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute’s Transforming our Communities 2023 gathering.

Learning Together, Supporting Each Other
4th Annual Transforming our Communities Gathering
June 27-28, 2023
Pierce Regional Gathering: The Pressroom 704 Opera Alley Tacoma | 1-3 pm

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You are welcome to join us for the morning session at the Pressroom where we will be streaming the virtual ADAI presentation. We will begin our In-Person programming at 1:00 p.m. It will not be recorded or available online. Please see the agenda below for details on both sessions.

Brief Agenda

Tuesday, June 27
Morning Presentations (virtual) | 8:45-11:30am PT*
Harm Reduction – What is it?
Diverse Panel of Harm Reduction Services & Organizations
Drug Checking in Washington State

Afternoon Regional Gatherings (in-person only) | 1-3pm PT
Convene at The Pressroom for discussions on the morning topics and a live demonstration of Drug Testing and Naloxone/Narcan Training facilitated by staff from the Tacoma Needle Exchange

Wednesday, June 28
Morning Presentations (virtual) | 8:45-11:30am PT*
Grief & Loss, Vicarious Trauma, and Self-Care
Youth, Opioids, and Substance Use Disorders
Harm Reduction Tools & Services from the Field

Afternoon Regional Gatherings (in-person only) | 1-3pm PT
Convene at the Pressroom for discussions on the morning topics along with a regionally specific discussion on addressing Compassion Fatigue and Youth and Family OUD.

*A mid-morning break will be included

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