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A Walk in Their Shoes: An Anti-Stigma Event and Naloxone Training

 The activity is to include three presentations that will share the speaker's stories of substance use disorder lived experience, including their experiences with stigma, harm reduction methods, and medications for opioid use (MOUD) / Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) as best practice when possible. A free Naloxone training will be provided by the Egyptian Health Department to conclude the event. The goal is to increase attendant's knowledge of and awareness of personal and community stigma towards persons with substance use disorders, as well as harm reduction methods and MOUD/MAT as best practice and the corresponding positive impacts on morbidity and mortality rates. 

Date: Mar 18, 2021 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM



CE Hours


CE Units


Registration closes on Mar 18, 2021 05:50 PM

Activity Type

  • Application

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Clinical Psychologists


Disclosure Policy
The disclosure policies of the SIUE School of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Professional Education requires all persons in a position to control content to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. If a conflict is identified, the Office of Professional Continuing Education will initiate a process for resolving the conflict.  The existence of relationships does not necessarily imply bias or lessen the value of the activity.  All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.
The persons required to disclose conflicts include all course faculty, the SIUE CPE administrator, all activity planners and all reviewers.  The relevant commercial financial relationships or affiliations must have occured over the past 12 months.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  
The participant must provide the correct NABP ePID number/DOB combination in their electronic profile. All CPE evaluations must be completed within 60 days of completing the activity. It is the participant's responsibility to check that their credit records are correct within the 60 day period after completion of the activity.   Log in to CPE Monitor at to view a list of all ACPE-accredited activities you have taken. Any discrepancies must be resolved with the CPE Provider directly and in a timely manner.



SIUE School of Medicine CE


An event hosted by the SIH SUPPORT Grant Program, in partnership with the Healthy Southern Illinois Delta Network's Franklin Williamson Substance Misuse Coalition and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. 



Registration Closed  


  • Explain that recovery is possible for people experiencing extremely dysfunctional lifestyles, how approaches in harm reduction can facilitate recovery, and the role recovery communities play in supporting people in the process of recovery.
  • Identify stigma associated with drug use and addiction
  • Use harm reduction best practices for wellness.
  • Illustrate the importance of peer-led harm reduction, and share how to expand capacity and work extensively to advocate for PWUD.
  • 5. Demonstrate how to make healthier choices by empowering patients to define their personal recovery through harm reduction education and connection.
  • Compare the impact of legal and illegal opioids in the community, how to recognize the signs of an overdose.
  • Demonstrate how to access and administer life-saving, opioid reversal medication.


Chris Nagel

Jen Nagel

Luke Tomsha

Mike Tyson

Activity Number

Date: 03/18/21
Time: 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

CE Hours



Registration Closed