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NEON at the 8th Annual Harm Reduction Conference

Posted by A.T. Martin on November 15, 2010 2:41 PM

If you are in the Austin, TX area - please consider attending the 8th Annual Harm Reduction Conference November 18 - 21, 2010.

NEON is proud to present "Got points? Social Network Harm Reduction among Gay/Bi Crystal Users in Seattle, WA"

For details, please visit

This year highlights:

  • Principles of harm reduction: what defines harm reduction in your agency or in your advocacy?
  • Harm reduction efforts in Latin@, African American and Native American communities
  • Successful service program models including: urban and rural/non-urban settings, culturally specific services, cross-modalities, long-term sustainability, etc.
  • User-to-user interventions, education, organizing and advocacy
  • History: changing the dialogue around harm reduction and identifying future strategies
  • Practical interventions for methamphetamine and crack cocaine users
  • Community dynamics: the shifting roles of community based organizations, faith based groups and health departments in funding and public policy
  • New research on drug use, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, syringe exchange and harm reduction
  • Methadone and buprenorphine information and advocacy
  • Spanish language workshops
  • Social marketing: targeting drug users and communities with vital information
  • Community impact of drug law incarcerations and prison issues for drug users and People Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Improving drug treatment outcomes
  • Harm Reduction Strategies in LGBTQ Programs
  • Redefining the user: advocacy and programs that combat stigma and remove barriers that create harm
  • How to start and maintain a syringe exchange program
  • Mental health counseling
  • Women and substance use
  • Opiate overdose prevention and response
  • Criminal justice involvement and its impact on communities of color
  • Incorporating harm reduction practices in the coordination of mental health services
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