Have you seen a drug overdose or helped to reverse an overdose
This is a digital storytelling project to help reduce stigma and shame associated with drug use. It is for
Friends and family members of opioid users
People of color, caregivers and professionals who have helped reverse an opioid overdose and/or
People of color, caregivers and professionals such as EMTs, paramedics, nurses, fire fighters and law enforcement employees who have direct experience with Narcan (or naloxone) distribution for harm reduction purposes
Complete around 20 hours of digital storytelling training and receive a King Soopers/City Market e-gift card ($250.).
Individuals who participate in the project have the option to disguise their faces and voices.
Videos produced in the project will be shared publicly via the project webpage and DVDs.
Online (Zoom) Workshop. Participants are required to attend all four online sessions on consecutive Wednesdays (July 7, 14, 21 and 28). Each virtual meeting runs from 10am-2pm.
In-Person Workshops. Participants are required to attend all sessions for any specific location; snacks and/or meals provided. Location details for in-person workshops will be shared after we confirm spaces.
Pueblo: 130-330pm, Tuesdays (July 6, 13, 20 and 27)
Denver: 6-9pm Friday, July 9; 10am-4pm Saturday, July 10; and 10am-4pm Sunday, July 11
Carbondale: 6-9pm Friday, July 16; 10am-4pm Saturday, July 17; and 10am-4pm Sunday, July 18
Grand Junction: 6-9pm Friday, July 23; 10am-4pm, Saturday, July 24; and 10am-4pm Sunday, July 25
Denver: 6-9pm Friday, August 6; 10am-4pm Saturday, August 7; and 10am-4pm Sunday August 8
This project is funded by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ‘Overdose Data to Action’ grant. For more information contact Marty Otañez, Project Leader and Associate Professor, Anthropology Department, CU Denver, Marty.Otanez@ucdenver.edu
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