PCI: Harm Reduction and HCH: Supporting People Who Use Drugs Across the Spectrum of Care

Co-sponsored by the National Harm Reduction Coalition and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, this full-day session will focus on harm reduction practices to support people experiencing homelessness who use drugs. Taught by expert faculty from both the harm reduction and health care for the homeless communities, the day will include practical strategies for dismantling stigma, explore language and policies that support people who use drugs, examine the role of Federally Qualified Health Centers and Health Care for the Homeless health centers in syringe service programs, and highlight where the harm reduction movement is headed. The session will offer three breakout tracks in reproductive health, frontline service delivery, and meeting the needs of the Latinx community.

Speakers: Dr. Catherine Crosland: Director of Homeless Outreach, Unity Health Care, Inc.; Hillary Miller: Project HOME-Street Medicine; Devora Keller: San Francisco Department of Public Health; Joelle Puccio: Academy of Perinatal Harm Reduction; Jose Martinez: National Harm Reduction Coalition; Tanagra Melgarejo: National Harm Reduction Coalition; Molly Greenberg: Baltimore Health Care for the Homeless; Mishka Terplan; Nayeli Spahr: Project HOME; Rajani Gudlavalleti: Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition; Emma Roberts: National Harm Reduction Coalition; Shawn Westfahl: Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction Coordinator, Prevention Point; Will Miller, Jr.: BMore Power

Session Materials:

Part 1


Part 2


Categories: Behavioral Health, Harm Reduction, Policy and Advocacy, Substance Use
Tags: 2023 National HCH Conference
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