On-Site Harm Reduction at #ELF2017
This year at Electric Love Music Festival (2017) there will be a dedicated harm reduction team composed of passionate and supportive social workers, staff, and volunteers.They will have a recognizable safe space where you can visit for support, supplies, and education.
At the safe space, there will be
- Educational Materials on substances and sexual health
- Naloxone trained staff and FREE naloxone training sessions
- Safer substance use & sex supplies
- Therapeutic activities such as art and games
- Psy-crisis and emotional support from peers and social workers
There will also be naloxone equipped staff on outreach shifts roaming the grounds making sure everyone is receiving the support that they need and planting seeds for people to adopt safer partying practices.
A bit about Milner
- Established in 2000
- Specializes in working in festival and event settings
- Notable past clients include Squamish and Shambhala festivals.
Visit MilnerConsulting.ca for more details, the site is a great resource. If you still have any questions or concerns about the type of support provided you can also contact Cindy@MilnerConsulting.ca