Xylazine & Opioid Use: An Update

Webinar Description

This webinar is intended to provide the latest information available on Xylazine, including associated effects on the body and long-term impacts on opioid users, and to review current organizational strategies to help prevent exacerbated and related harm.


Presenter Information

Diana Padilla, MCPC, CARC, CASAC-T, is a Research Project Manager at New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center. She is a senior staff trainer for the Northeast & Caribbean Addiction Transfer Technology Center Network (NeC-ATTC), and a member of the ASAP-NYCB Trainer Registry. As a cultural agent, Ms. Padilla promotes an equity lens in trainings for engaging diverse communities in need, aligning with evidence and strength-based strategies within behavioral health, addiction, prevention, and recovery supports fields and professional capacities.


Additional Documents



Handout - Wound Care Information  

Fact Sheet - Xylazine in the Drug Supply 


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