Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute

Slides Available: What’s in the Drug Supply: Updates from the WA State Community Drug Checking Network

What's in the Drug Supply? Webinar June 12, 2024, 2-3pm PT.

Update: This event was held on June 12, 2024. The slides are now available.

The WA State Community Drug Checking Network (CDCN) is a partnership of organizations that provide community-level drug checking and harm reduction services. The ADAI Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology, and Research (CEDEER) provides support including technical assistance and state-level data on the drug supply.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • How does community drug checking happen in WA State?
  • What’s in the drug supply? Are we seeing xylazine? What’s in methamphetamine and fentanyl? What else have we learned?
  • Successes, challenges, and what’s next?

Presenters: Ben Biamont, Drug Checking Technician from the Community Drug Checking Network, & Caleb Banta-Green, PhD, MPH, MSW, Director of UW ADAI CEDEER.

Check out slides from this webinar (June 2024).