National Perspectives on Harm Reduction and Community Health
DC Engage’s annual Harm Reduction Conference brings together harm reductionists, community members, and experts to discuss the latest practices, techniques, and important issues in the harm reduction community.
Focusing on the theme of Justice and Equity for Community Health, this day-long conference on June 29, 2023 featured expert speakers and panels covering the national and local landscape of harm reduction, language and social justice, retention in care, drug user health in a syndemic environment, and other topics.
This session describes the impact of drug use from a national and local perspective, examines the social impact of drug use on communities, and identifies national and local harm reduction activities. Surveillance data will be presented to highlight national and local trends.
Brian Corry, Overdose and Prevention Division
Jenna Bluestein, Office of Public Health and the Office of National Drug Control Policy with the Executive Office of the President
This session: .75 credit hours.
All four 2023 Harm Reduction Conference training sessions must be taken to receive a total of 3.25 credit hours.
- Social Justice/Language Justice (1.0 credit)
- National Perspectives on Harm Reduction and Community Health (.75 credit)
- Harnessing the Fury: Overcoming Barriers, Unveiling Pathways, and Minimizing Harm (.5 credit)
- Drug User Health in a Syndemic Environment (1.0 credit)
October 25, 2023
October 24, 2023
AAPA, ACPE, AMA, ANCC, ASWB, APA CEP, ADA CERP
There is no cost for this training.
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