22Aug2012

Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference


Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference

Join us in Atlanta September 6th-8th, 2012


North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition, Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Streetwork and Women With A Vision invite you to attend the Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference

Who will be presenting: Leaders of the Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Movement, Georgia Dept. of Public Health, Members of the Centers for Disease Control, the Drug Policy Alliance, the National Harm Reduction Coalition, Law Enforcement, Faith Leaders, Drug Users, Sex Workers, Advocates, Legislative Leaders, Georgia HIV/Hepatitis Prevention Leaders and many more!

Location: Holiday Inn, Atlanta Capitol Conference Ctr, 450 Capitol Ave, Atlanta, GA

Event Dates: The event will take place Thursday September 6th through Saturday September 8th, 2012

Event Times: Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 10am-1pm

Sign up page: You can sign up via our website event page at http://www.nchrc.org/news-and-events/events/southern-harm-reduction-and-drug-policy-conference/

Event Contact: Robert Childs, 336-543-8050 robert@nchrc.net

Event Price: $55 via Check, $56 via paypal

Scholarships: Scholarships are available to people living in the US South ONLY.
The Housing and Transportation Scholarships period is over. We have conference fee waiver scholarships available through August 31st, 2012. Please fill out the registration form and the scholarship form via our events webpage at http://www.nchrc.org/news-and-events/events/southern-harm-reduction-and-drug-policy-conference/

Topics that will be covered:
Syringe Access
Faith, Drugs and Sex Work
HCV and Harm Reduction
Marijuana Policy Update
Harm Reduction Media
Sex Work in the South
HIV and Viral Hepatitis in the American South
Transgender Health & Harm Reduction
War on Drugs, A War on the People
911 Good Samaritan Laws
Advocacy 101
Pill User Harm Reduction and Overdose Prevention
National and Regional Drug Policy Update
Mass Incarceration
Drug User Stigma
Law Enforcement As Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Advocates
Crack User and Injection Drug User Harm Reduction Safety
Traditional and Untraditional ways to funding Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Reform
The Negative Effects of Drug Testing
Overdose Prevention 101
Street Nursing and Outreach Skills
Mapping a Drug Policy Reform and Harm Reduction Friendly Future for the South
Crack Pipe Access and Hepatitis
Drug User Stigma
Syringe Exchange 101

Post Conference Event: There will be a free “Drug User Stigma Prevention Training” from 1pm-3pm on Saturday. If you would like to attend please RSVP at burk@harmreduction.org

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