Training & e-learning

Mainline offers training, coaching and advice. All in the spirit of harm reduction.

Mainline Unique Selling Points

  • 30 years of field experience

  • we know, live and understand drugs

  • we have an open-mind and breath the harm reduction approach

  • we connect practice to theory and bring a global network with us

  • we train inter-actively with a practical angle and room for some fun

  • we focus on building skills as much as transfer of knowledge

Meet Mainline's trainers Simon Williams and Ferry Barendregt in this video.

We would also like to introduce Mainline's Master trainers, all recent graduates of a two-year train-the-trainer programme.

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We are happy to answer any questions, go over possibilities with you or send you a quote. 

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Our training projects

Peer work training

Peer workers are central to good quality harm reduction programmes. But peers meet many challenges in their daily work. And organisations are not always sure how to deal with staff members who actively use drugs. 

Mainline recently developed a new peer work training and tested it in five cities in South Africa.  

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E-learning courses

Knowledge and skills building

Mainline aims to promote harm reduction as an approach and a mindset and we like to do this as widely as we can. E-learning courses allow us to expand out reach. Our e-learning courses combine the newest theories and insights with interactive excersises and stories from the field. 

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Training: Mental Health and Psycho-social Support

The outreach team of Andrey Rylkov foundation (Moscow, Russia) have seen a rise in the use of stimulant drugs over the last decade and they find that many people struggle with their mental health. 

Mainline currently trains the Andrey Rylkov staff to improve their knowledge and skills of mental health issues.

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Long-term learning

Professional development

For a long lasting impact Mainline offers customised series of trainings. We are happy to think along with your organisation and to assess your staff's needs for new knowledge and skills. Together we can decide on the best ways to build sustainable staff capacity. 

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Harm reduction training

Face to face and online

Every day is different when you work in harm reduction. Work in the frontline requires many different skills and constanly confronts you with new situations. Sometimes it can feel like you are constantly reinventing the wheel. But fear not, you are not alone. Mainline can offer support in almost every aspect of your work.

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