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opioid dependence
opioid maintenance
opioid agonist therapy

The Principles of Harm Reduction for Patients with Opioid Dependence: Opioid agonist maintenance therapy.

ISSUP Kazakhstan presents a webinar on the principles of harm reduction for patients.

Kazakhstan implements various harm reduction strategies for people who inject drugs. This webinar delves deeper into opioid agonist maintenance therapy.

Intended audience: 
Specialists from mental health centers (doctors, psychologists, nurses, social workers) 

Learning outcomes:  

  1. This webinar targets a broad audience, providing a comprehensive perspective on the topic. 
  2. The main goal of the webinar is to expand the understanding of specialists regarding various harm reduction programs, preventive measures, and additional services for individuals who use injectable drugs.


Nadezhda Cherchenko
Psychiatrist, Republican Scientific and Practical Center of Mental Health
Coordinator ISSUP Kazakhstan

Zhaniya Seksenova
Psychiatrist, Republican Scientific and Practical Center of Mental Health, ISSUP Kazakhstan



Webinars and online events delivered and hosted by the International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) are provided for informational purposes only. They are educational in nature and do not constitute medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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