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Addressing a By-Product of the Opioid Addiction Crisis: Commercial Sexual Exploitation

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Community Health | Library and Information Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Mental and Social Health | Public Health | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance | Social Work | Substance Abuse and Addiction


In this webinar participants will learn what human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation are. We will debunk some of the commonly held misconceptions and arm you with the true facts and statistics about prostitution. We will provide you with warning signs and red flags and help you to identify victims in need of support. We will explain the do’s and don’ts of working with victims and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and equip participants with the tools and resources to assist this marginalized and vulnerable group of individuals.


Opioids, Addiction, human trafficking, sexual exploitation, commercial sexual exploitation, prostitution, substance use disorder

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER) Repository


Part of a series of webinars on topics related to substance use disorders.



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