HSABC Training: Naloxone Training

July 18, 2022, 2:00 - 4:00 PM


In this webinar, Hailey will discuss how opioids work in the body and how naloxone works. We will then discuss how to administer naloxone. 


Instructor: Hailey Mawer 

Hailey Mawer is a Registered Nurse and Owner/ Co-Founder of Westside Harm Reduction, she has been an activist for the human rights and public health of people who use drugs for more than a decade. Hailey has a passion for evidence-based care and dismantling problematic policies, practices and structural stigma through; education, program development and consulting with organizations in the development and implementation of harm reduction frameworks, policies and quality improvement initiatives.

She provides both in person and virtual learning opportunities across both Alberta and B.C. Hailey started her nursing career in sexual health and played a founding role in the opening and development of the first Sexual Health clinic, providing health services to Maskwacis, Treaty 6. Since then, Hailey has been working tirelessly to build capacity, develop policies, frameworks and implement quality improvement initiatives to reduce mortality rates associated with the drug poisoning crisis and systemic necropolitics that impact the most vulnerable.

Recently, after implementing quality improvement initiatives an organization saw a 96% reduction in overdoses/drug poisonings. As a clinician, educator, consultant, and advocate with a passion for reducing social and institutional inequities, she aims to bridge gaps in knowledge related to sex, drugs, and harm reduction through the provision of culturally safe and evidence-based services.