profile picture of Ela RamosEla Ramos is currently completing her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work at Highlands University and attended the Somatic Psychotherapy program at California Institute of Integral Studies in 2008.  Ela has 16 years of training in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and is a Certification Candidate with the Center for Nonviolent Communication. She has taught Nonviolent Communication privately and at learning centers in California, Oregon, New Mexico and throughout India since 2012. Ela has training in Mindfulness, Hakomi Psychotherapy, Gestalt Therapy and Internal Family Systems (IFS). Ela is bilingual; Spanish and English languages.

Resources for drug use and COVID-19 risk reduction

The link below contains guidance documents, government advisories, and tools for people who use drugs and stakeholders likely to engage with people who use drugs, including: Syringe services programs and other harm reduction service providers Medications for opioid use disorder treatment providers, including emergency departments, clinicians, including opioid treatment programs Homeless service providers, including outreach, shelter, and housing Peer navigators, recovery coaches, and community health workers Criminal justice professionals, including corrections, law enforcement, court personnel, community supervision personnel, and defenders.