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AIDS United at the National Harm Reduction Conference

Next week, November 2-6, the National Harm Reduction Conference will take place in San Diego, CA. The conference is the most widely attended harm reduction gathering in the nation, and the only conference of its kind in the United States.

Many AIDS United staff, grantees, and partners will share successes, strategies, and stories about their work throughout the conference. AIDS United will also be providing on-site technical assistance at our booth in the exhibit hall during the conference!

Not Able to Attend? Join the conversation virtually using Twitter! Follow along with the conversation using #harmred16 and by following @AIDS_United!

AIDS United and partner presentations are listed below.  View the Harm Reduction Conference agenda here.

Thursday, November 3

  • Abuses in Residential Drug Treatment Centers across Borders: United States, Latin America and the Caribbean Intercambios Puerto Rico, Open Society Foundations

  • Illicitly Manufactured Fentanyl in the United States: Implications for Overdose Prevention and Public Health Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Victory or Death: Seattle’s Consumption Room The People’s Harm Reduction Alliance
  • Developing a Hepatitis C Peer Navigation Program at NYC Syringe Exchange Programs Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Evidence-based Hospital Policy for Pregnant People Who Use Illicit Substances and their Families: A Progress Report People’s Harm Reduction Alliance
  • Youth Engaged in Sexual Exchange: In Research & Practice AIDS United

  • Setting Down Roots I: Starting Syringe Programs Fort Peck Tribes, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness
  • Come as You Are: Even if You’re a Racist?! Working with Race, Class, and Hate in Harm Reduction Groups and Community Settings Homeless Youth Alliance
  • Harm Reduction, The Next Generation HIPS

Friday, November 4

  • Hep C Outreach Program, Chicago Recovery Alliance, The People’s Harm Reduction Alliance, LA Community Health Project
  • Say What?! To Label or Not To Label in Harm Reduction, Homeless Youth Alliance
  • Illusion of Empowerment Urban Survivor’s Union

  • Addressing Hepatitis C: Leave No One Behind, Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition

  • Harm Reduction and Drug Policy: A Conversation with Ethan Nadelmann and Daniel Raymond, Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Crack, Pipes, and Beyond, People’s Harm Reduction Alliance
  • Indian Country and Syringe Access, Fort Peck Tribes
  • Opioid Overdose Prevention Initiatives on the College Campus: Partnerships with Academics and Community Experts, Austin Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Funding Our Movement, Harm Reduction Coalition, AIDS United, Open Society Foundations

  • Harm Reduction Training for Law Enforcement: Best Practices and Lessons Learned, North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Emerging Models for HIV, Viral Hepatitis Prevention, and Harm Reduction in the Era of Health Care Reform (Part I of II) Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Helping Healers Heal: Improving the Relationship between Medical Providers and PWUD Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness
  • Welcome to the Magic: Understanding the Essence of Harm Reduction, Chicago Recovery Alliance, Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, San Francisco Drug Users Union

  • Setting Down Roots, Part II: Harm Reduction on a Budget in a Conservative County: Meeting Needs with Limited Resources, Fresno Needle Exchange, Trystereo
  • It’s Not Just Cocaine and Heroin Anymore, BOOM!Health
  • Community Engaged Research to Advance Naloxone Distribution in Treatment Settings, Prevention Point Pittsburgh

Saturday, Nov 5

  • Overdose in the Criminal Justice System, Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Red State Harm Reduction: Naloxone, Medical Amnesty and Drug Policy in the Bible Belt, Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Lessons Learned from Austin, Indiana, Harm Reduction Coalition, Indiana Recovery Alliance, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness
  • Overdose in the Criminal Justice System, Harm Reduction Coalition, Chicago Recovery Alliance,

  • Sustaining Pre-Booking Diversion Programs and Engaging Sex Workers, Harm Reduction Coalition, NC Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Expanding Naloxone Chicago Recovery Alliance, Harm Reduction Coalition, HIPS, Santa Fe Mountain Center
  • Using a Trauma-Informed Harm Reduction Approach to Work with Young Men of Color, Safe Horizon–Street Work Project

  • The Participant Experience, Intercambios Puerto Rico
  • Cultural Competency for Providing Harm Reduction Services to LGBTQ Communities, APLA
  • Keeping the Melting Pot from Boiling Over: Using Harm-Reduction & Restorative Justice to Create Safe Spaces for Diverse Clients in a Low Barrier Drop-In Center, HIPS

  • Drug Courts: Do They Reduce the Harms of Drug Use and Drug Laws or Exacerbate Them? Open Society Foundations
  • Redefining Recovery: Connecting Harm Reduction & Recovery, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness
  • Emerging Models for HIV, Viral Hepatitis Prevention, and Harm Reduction in the Era of Health Care Reform (Part II of II) Mendocino County AIDS/Viral Hepatitis Network, HIPS, LA Community Health Project
  • Strange Bedfellows: Using Harm Reduction Principles and Practices in Abstinence-Based Treatment Programs, Whitman Walker Health
  • Treatment and Beyond, BOOM!Health, Prevention Point Philadelphia
  • Photography and Its Role within Harm Reduction, Homeless Youth Alliance, Chicago Recovery Alliance
  • Making Room at the Table: Drug User Unions at Work Urban Survivor’s Union

Sunday, Nov 6

  • Syringe Exchanges and the “New Heroin Epidemic” AIDS United, NASTAD

Check out our new factsheets about syringe services:

Federal Funding for Syringe Services Programs: What CBOs Should Know
Syringe Services Programs: Improving the Health of People Who Inject Drugs


Posted By: AIDS United - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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