Select Site 
Webinars

Webinars

Re-Entry, HIV Linkage, and Overdose Prevention

A person’s risk of HIV transmission and overdose increase upon their release from prison or jail. As service providers, what can you do to help meet the needs of people who are recently incarcerated, link them to HIV care, and prevent overdose?

This webinar informs on the Project Start + intervention as a successful approach to supporting linkage to care for people returning to the community after incarceration. It also provides guidance on how to successfully integrate overdose prevention practices into service provision. Community stakeholders will discuss their programs, lessons learned, and share best practices to mitigate barriers faced by recently incarcerated people.

Participants of this webinar will:
  • Understand the link between HIV and overdose risk for people involved in the criminal justice system;
  • Obtain information about innovative approaches for integrating harm reduction and overdose planning into linkage to care programs; and
  • Hear from community stakeholders about successful strategies for building effective partnerships that support linkage and overdose prevention.

Speakers:

  • Katie Kramer, The Bridging Group
  • Barry Zack, The Bridging Group
  • Emma Roberts, The Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Michelle McElroy, Deputy Executive Director, Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP)
  • Emmett Patterson, CBA Specialist, AIDS United (Moderator)


Download slides here







Invest in AIDS United today

VISA, Mastercard & AMEX accepted.

AIDS UnitedHelp us make the promise of an AIDS-free generation a reality.

null

News and Updates

Latest Blog Post

NOV09

2 Years in the Making, The Blue Wave Delivers as Promised on Election Day

While the dust has yet to fully settle from Tuesday’s midterm ...

An AIDS-Free Generation
is possible.

We can't get there without you.

Click here to make a tax-deductible donation today.


Thank you for contacting DC Web Designers. We will be in touch shortly.

ERROR: Message Not Sent!