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This agenda was last updated on 8/10/2022.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022

3:00 – 8:00

REGISTRATION OPEN

Caribe Hilton – San Geronimo Foyer

Thursday, October 13, 2022

8:30 – 6:00

SHUTTLES WILL RUN FROM THE CARIBE HILTON AND THE CONDADO HILTON TO THE CONVENTION CENTER (PRCC)

8:30 – 12:00

REGISTRATION OPEN
PRCC

10:00 – 11:30

OPENING SESSION

BIPOC Harm Reduction

PRCC

11:30 – 2:00

LUNCH ON OWN

11:30 – 6:00

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN (Cash lunch sales 12:00 – 2:00)

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

12:00 – 2:00

POSTER SESSION #1

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

  • 20 Years of Drug Policy: A comparative analysis of the United States and Portugal from 2000-2020
  • Integration of a community-based harm reduction program into a safety net hospital: a qualitative study
  • The Social Practice Lab: Participatory Research + Narrowing the Health Equity Gap
  • Monitoring Harm Reduction Activities of People Living with HIV (PLWH) in Connecticut: An HIV Outbreak Prevention Initiative, 2021
  • I Know That I Got People Who Care About Me and Love Me and Protect Me: Community Care and the Role of Peer Support on Sex Worker Health in Rhode Island
  • Put Aside Their Judgment and Just Put out What’s True and What’s Not True: Understanding the Knowledge Gap in Medicine Surrounding Sex Worker Health and Best Practices in Caring for Sex Workers
  • So It Was Like A Merry-Go-Round: The Relationship Between Sex Work and Drug Use Under Criminalization in Rhode Island
  • Evidence of the Impact of the Circle Model on PWUD
  • Quality of recovery during the first 12-months of recovery from addiction
  • Hepatitis Delta Virus: A Silent Threat to People Who Inject Drugs
  • Free Hand-drawn Illustrations for More Compassionate Depiction of PWUD and Better Safety Alerts
  • Implementation of a nurse-led overdose prevention site in a hospital setting: lessons learned from St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
  • One size does not fit all: A multi-instrument approach to community drug checking
  • Comparing projected fatal overdose outcomes and costs of strategies to expand naloxone distribution: A modeling study of community-based distribution in Rhode Island
  • A Digitally-Native Telehealth Treatment Model for Opioid Use Disorder
  • A qualitative report of fentanyl exposure among people who use opioids in Austin, Texas
  • Use of a low-barrier, harm reduction center for woman-identified individuals who sell sex and/or use drugs in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Demographic Profile of Persons Who Inject Drugs (PWID) in Metropolitan Puerto Rico
  • Use of telehealth for medication for opioid use disorder: Patient and provider perspectives on access and quality.
  • Addressing Substance Use in College Aged Students From the Harm Reduction Perspective

12:00 – 2:00

LUNCH & LEARN (Space is Limited)

Talking Harm Reduction & Reproductive Justice with SisterReach & Women with a Vision
Response is required in advance, Space is Limited: https://forms.gle/RavKY18zdnegqLuL7

12:30 – 2:00

California Syringe Exchange Programs (CASEP) Coalition

2:00 – 10:00

FILM FESTIVAL

  • Caribe Hilton – Auditorium
  • “Future Legacy” by Folx Health Video
  • The End Hep C SF Model
  • Curing a Community – Ending Hep C in San Francisco
  • Healthy, Alive, able to Thrive!
  • A Table of our Own
  • “What’s in my drugs?”
  • Sex Works Work
  • HepConnect: Commercial
  • HepConnect: Documentary Film

2:00 – 3:00

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Latin American Right to the City Network: Transeuntes Disidentes
  • La explotación de las personas con historial de uso problemático de sustancias
  • A Different Kind of “”Inclusion””: Harm Reduction Education for Healthcare Professionals.
  • Knowing How to Respond to an Overdose. What to do & how to do it.
  • Buprenorphine Treatment in Primary Care: The Nurse Care Manager Model
  • Buprenorphine as a Harm Reduction Tool: The Role of Best Practices
  • Love, Experience, and Evidence: The Unhappy Story of Advancing Innovation in Harm Reduction
  • Antiracist Addiction Treatment Requires Decriminalization and Harm Reduction
  • Creating Harm Reduction Community in Virtual Spaces
  • JUST US: AN UNFILTERED DIALOGUE AMONG TLGBQIA+ PEOPLE
  • Drug Checking in Counter-Neoliberal Perspective
  • Are We Not Cool Enough? (Bringing TAY into Harm Reduction Therapy Spaces)
  • What’s SUP in Michigan?: Using Data to Establish, Expand, and Evaluate Syringe Service Programs
  • The role of SSPs in supporting HIV elimination efforts among women who inject drugs and exchange sex
  • Creating a harm reduction home in an abstinent world
  • Leveraging Informal Qualitative Data Collection, Compilation and Use at Syringe Service Programs
  • Visualizing Harm Reduction, Stigma Reduction and Overdose Prevention: A Video Storytelling Workshop
  • The basics of herbal wound care for IV drug users in a curbside setting
  • Nobody Came To Save Us So We Saved Ourselves: Urban Survivors Union Organizing During COVID-19
  • Increasing Access to HIV Self-Testing in Underserved Communities and Among Those Most Vulnerable to HIV

HarmRed Talks

  • Why pain management is a harm reduction issue.
  • The FTIR Validation Process And Lessons Learned
  • Just Keep Doing the Work

2:30 – 3:30

COFFEE BREAK

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

3:20 – 4:20

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Lowering Barriers to Hepatitis C Treatment- Rethinking the “Medical Model”
  • Rural Harm Reduction During the Early Covid-19 Pandemic: A Panel on Service Adaptation
  • Implementing Rural Harm Reduction Services in Conservative States
  • Administration 101: Essential Skills for Growing Organizations
  • Mesa Redonda para Usuaries de Sustancias: La explotación laboral de la población usuaria de sustancias por parte de la sociedad en general y los efectos adversos que representa esto sobre la reducción de daños tanto en la persona usuaria como la comunidad en general”
  • Syringe Service Advocacy in Appalachia: A Tale of Two States
  • Sharing Power through an Equitable Volunteer Program
  • ESCALATE – Destigmatizing Harm Reduction Approaches
  • Exchanging Ideas: What Psychologists and Other Clinicians Can Learn from Harm Reduction and What Clinicians Can Offer in Return
  • Harm reduction, transforming violence, and our shared liberation
  • Hitching up hope; A peer perspective from a mobile harm reduction trailer
  • The Past, Present, and Future of Harm Reduction Funding.
  • STEP’D UP: A Flint Stone Story – STEPping away from Syringe Exchange and Creating Space for Drug User Health Programs
  • Integrating Sex worker health and harm reduction services to existing programs & creating services where there are non-too little.
  • On Loss and Wellness: Impact of overdose death on harm reduction workers
  • Stories from an Overdose Prevention Site: How peers built an OPS from the ground up!
  • Telling Our Own Stories: How to write an effective opinion piece and get it placed.
  • Indigenizing Opioid Litigation Settlements: Co-creating Guidance that Center Harm Reduction Approaches
  • Harm Reducing The Ego: Decentralizing ego in social service provision
  • Buprenorphine as a Harm Reduction Tool: The Role of Best Practices
  • Implementation of a Harm Reduction Vending Machine
  • Indianapolis is Burning: How drug interdiction drives risk and what harm reduction can do about it
  • Building the Village: Using Design Thinking to Strengthen Collaboration and Extend the Reach of a New Mobile Harm Reduction Team
  • “One-stop Shop”, Prevención, Enlace y trastornos por consumo de sustancias

HarmRed Talks

  • Diary of a Foster Child
  • Leading with Lived Experience – You are the Subject Matter Experts
  • A Harm Reduction Tale: Integration of Harm Reduction Programming into a Supportive Housing Agency

4:40 – 5:40

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Implementing Point in Time Surveys within Syringe Services Programs as an Alternative Data Collection Method
  • Harm Reduction Clinical Supervision: Practicing What We Preach With Staff as Well as Clients
  • Decriminalization via prosecutorial discretion in the United States: policy, implementation, and early results
  • The Growing Need for a Harm Reduction Framework in the Context of Abortion Care
  • Social Determinants of Health, Emerging Congenital Syphilis Elimination Strategies and Gaps in California
  • Divert – Empowering People, Empowering Change
  • Who’s Got Rigs??: Resource Stabilization & Virtual Mutual Aid Network for SSPs
  • Building Leaders of Color (LOC) – NMAC’s National Leadership Training Program
  • Fentanyl Test Strip Use Among People Using Opioids and Stimulants In North Carolina and West Virginia: Insights and Lessons from a Community-based Study
  • A mixed methods assessment of confidence in COVID-19 vaccines among people who use drugs.
  • The harm reduction movement in Massachusetts: An oral history
  • Yes! Harm Reduction Includes Abstinence: Navigating from Abstinence-Only Treatment to the Full Harm Reduction Spectrum
  • LEAD: Shifting and sharing power in cities and towns across the country
  • Reflexiones transdisciplinarias para accionar a partir de una perspectiva de derechos humanos y justicia social
  • Lived Experience: Those who are closest to the problem are closest to the solution.
  • Tales from the SIPs: The Lasting Impact of RN Led HR Interventions in Shelter in Place Hotels
  • A Tale of Two Counties: Integrating Low Barrier Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Telemedicine into Harm Reduction Programs
  • Co-Design Process to Build a Digital Platform for Community Overdose Response in Texas: TxCOPE
  • Public health for the people: Data, plain language, and messaging for person-centered overdose prevention campaigns
  • Undoing Institutionalization in Substance Use Treatment: Transitions not Conditions
  • HARM REDUCTION IS HEALTHCARE: SUSTAINABLE FUNDING FOR HARM REDUCTION PROGRAMS

HarmRed Talks

  • Telling the Harm Reduction Story: Lessons on Evaluating Harm Reduction Programs Learned During the Gilead HepConnect Initiative
  • Exploring Harm Reduction to Mitigate Intersectional Stigma Experienced in Healthcare Settings by People Living with HIV who Use Drugs
  • Black Transwomen at the Intersection of Harm Reduction and Sex Work

5:30 – 6:45

SEX WORKER ORGANIZING / NETWORKING LOUNGE

Hosted by Desiree Alliance and WeCareTennessee

Caribe Hilton – San Geronimo Terrace

6:00 – 7:00

SELF ORGANIZED AFFINITY MEETING SPACE (Sign Up Required)

Caribe Hilton

6:00 – 7:00

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Sex Worker Advocacy 101- Caring For And About Sex Workers
  • Data, Drug Users, and Doing Our Best: Lessons Learned from the California Harm Reduction Initiative’s (CHRI) Point-in-Time Surveys
  • Metzineres. Environments of Shelter for Womxn Who Use Drugs Surviving Violences
  • Florida: The State of Harm Reduction from IDEAs to Grassroots
  • The Narcofeminism Storyshare Approach: Birthing Reproductive Harm Reduction
  • Rompiendo el Silencio: Sobredosis de Opioides y Personas que se Inyectan Drogas en las Zonas Rurales de Puerto Rico
  • Proyecto Mujer: Implementation of Harm Reduction Strategies for a Culturally Modified, Gender-Specific, Integrated Evidence Based Treatment for Latinas with Substance Use Disorders and Trauma Experiences
  • Racial disparities in arrests among people who use drugs after de facto decriminalization of drug possession in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Empowering Youth & Young Adults to Facilitate Harm Reduction Strategies and Programs related to HIV
  • Recent Polydrug Use Trends and Consumer Motivations for Changing Drug Use Patterns and Behaviors: Lessons from the Field
  • Liberating the LGBTQ Community by Confronting Ancient Religious Moralism
  • Public Policy Approaches to Dramatically Expand Naloxone Access
  • “We are out here to save lives”: Capturing the experiences of the Peer Network of New York during COVID-19 using photovoice
  • Hawai’i Health & Harm Reduction Center: Adapting Syringe Exchange and Harm Reduction Practices in Hawai’i during COVID-19
  • Harm Reduction Hacks: A Community Sourced Tip-Guide for Starting and Running an SSP
  • Risk Reduction through Family Therapy (RRFT): A Harm Reduction Approach to Integrated Treatment for Adolescent Trauma Exposure, Substance Use, Sexual Risk-Taking, and Other Health-Risk Behaviors
  • From Slinging Needles to Housing: The Ambivalent & Accidental Youth Housing Provider

HarmRed Talks

  • Small mistakes, huge implications: The shocking case of how a landmark trial on Vivitrol got it wrong on overdose risk
  • THREADS (Trans Harm Reduction Education And Drug Use Services)
  • “I bought some on the streets, and it worked”: Accessing non-prescribed buprenorphine and methadone in the time of COVID-19

 

Friday, October 14, 2022

8:00 – 5:00

REGISTRATION OPEN

Caribe Hilton – San Geronimo Foyer

8:00 – 9:00

HARM REDUCTION THERAPY (HRTC) Spanish

Caribe Hilton – Maguey

8:00 – 9:00

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

Caribe Hilton – Conference Room 1

8:30 – 6:00

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN (Continental breakfast 8:30 – 9:30)

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

9:00 -12:00

SHUTTLES WILL RUN FROM THE CARIBE HILTON AND THE CONDADO HILTON TO THE CONVENTION CENTER

PRCC

9:30 – 11:30

MAJOR SESSION

The State of Harm Reduction

PRCC

11:30 – 2:00

LUNCH ON OWN

11:30 – 6:00

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN (Cash lunch sales 12:00 – 2:00)

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

12:00 – 2:00

MARK KINZLY BI-ANNUAL EAST VS. WEST SOCCER GAME

**to include conference attendee photo

Estadio Sixto Escobar (Sixto Escobar Stadium) / adjacent to the Caribe Hilton

12:00 – 4:00

BLACK HARM REDUCTION NETWORK INSTITUTE

Caribe Hilton – Guayacan

12:00 – 10:00

FILM FESTIVAL

Auditorium, Ground Floor

  • Not His{story} But The True Story of Overdose Prevention Centers
  • End Hep C SF – Community Leads The Way
  • Everyday People (A lived experience through Harm Reduction)
  • Over the Shoulder Used Sharps Holder (30-sec PSA)
  • America’s First Supervised Drug Consumption Site
  • Recovery is Real By Lisa Brydson
  • Mini-Documentary Featuring The Sidewalk Project Outreach by Invisible People
  • Tipping The Pain Scale
  • Methadone Stories:

12:00 – 2:00

POSTER SESSION #2

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

  • Reproductive Healthcare Access & Harm Reduction During Climate Crises in the Gulf South
  • Experiences and impacts of carceral violence: first-hand accounts from a racially diverse sample of transgender women in Los Angeles, California
  • The Lookout Project: A Student-Run Mail-Based Overdose Response Kit Distribution Program through Social Media during COVID-19
  • The Naloxone Arms Race is Losing Sight of Harm Reduction
  • Drug use behaviors following the overdose of a social network member: A qualitative investigation
  • Pushing harm reduction through a medicalized model: Health policy planners’ perspectives on the Covid-19 Risk Mitigation Guidance in BC, Canada / Implementación de reducción de daños a través de un modelo sanitario: perspectivas de los planificadores de políticas publicas de
  • Estimating the Burden of Bacterial Infection-related Mortality Among People Who Use Drugs
  • A Student-Led Model for Harm Reduction Advocacy in Healthcare
  • Maryland opioid overdose decedents: Differences by presence of xylazine in toxicology screens
  • Expanding the Circle of Care: A Practical Guide to Syringe Services for Tribal and Rural Communities
  • Advancing the Health of People Who Use Drugs through a Syndemic Approach at Local Health Departments
  • Enhancing Community Acceptance of Syringe Services Programs Through Micro-Influencing
  • Community-Academic Partnership to Evaluate the Prevention Point Pittsburgh Wound Care Clinic
  • Becoming a Second-Tier Syringe Exchange Program in NYC
  • Co-locating drug and alcohol treatment assessment services is feasible and acceptable to syringe services clients in Philadelphia, PA
  • Black Drug Users Health HUBs (B- DUHB) In Non-Clinical Settings
  • Factors Associated with Receptive Injection Equipment Sharing among People Who Inject Drugs: Findings from A Multistate Study at The Start of the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Examining the Carescape: Reconceptualizing Risk and Resilience Among Women Who Inject Drugs (WWID)
  • Perspectives on MOUD treatment: Insights from Indigenous harm reduction clients
  • Sex Work, Human Rights, and Public Health: A Harm Reduction Approach to Population Health

2:00 – 3:00

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Do I Need to be An Addictions Expert?: Engaging and Supporting People Who Use Drugs
  • Beyond Overdose: Incorporating Harm Reduction in SUD Treatment, If Not Now, When?
  • Lessons from Primary Care Clinics: Integrating Harm Reduction Principles in Healthcare Settings
  • Statewide Advocacy and Community Engagement Around NYC’s First Overdose Prevention Centers
  • Syringe exchange program staff readiness to support reproductive health care access for people who use drugs
  • Caring for Sex Workers: Lessons from Rhode Island on Providing Compassionate Care for Criminalized and Stigmatized Communities
  • A drug checking model to reach urban and rural communities
  • Opportunities to improve COVID-19 vaccination messaging for people who use drugs (PWUD) in New York City (NYC)
  • The Federal Classwide Scheduling of Fentanyl Related Substances: Why Harsh Penalties and Punishment Harm Public Health and How We Can Fight Back
  • Culture is Equity, Prevention, and Wellness: A Roundtable Exploring the Importance of Implementing Culturally Responsive Services Across the Harm Reduction, Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Spectrum
  • Keeping Families Together: Harm Reduction, Family Preservation and Challenging the Child Welfare System
  • Still Learning: Embedding Harm Reduction into Low-Threshold Housing and Clinical
  • Methadone Liberation
  • Scientific peer-review 101: A workshop to create greater transparency and facilitate meaningful participation in the research enterprise
  • Harm Reduction Treatment (HaRT) for substance use disorders: Meeting people where they’re at
  • Three years of the first safe consumption room in Latin America: Challenges and lessons of “La Sala”
  • How Housing First and Harm Reduction Led to Long-Term Stability

HarmRed Talks

  • Community Driven Research Implementation Strategies: Researcher and Organizer Perspectives
  • Utilizing Existing Harm Reduction Infrastructure to Expand Hepatitis B Vaccination Rates Among People Who Inject Drugs
  • Low-threshold extended-release buprenorphine as a tool to reduce overdose for people who use stimulants and fentanyl

3:20 – 4:20

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Addiction Student’s Significant Learning
  • Where Things Stand: Federal Harm Reduction Policy and the Overlapping Overdose, COVID, HIV and Hepatitis Epidemics
  • Low threshold doesn’t mean no threshold. The Bupe program at SACHR. Harm reduction in action
  • Communication Campaigns to Challenge Stigma, Promote Harm Reduction and Save Lives
  • There Goes I
  • JustCARE: a collective impact model that reduces unsheltered homelessness, barriers to health and behavioral health care, and the harm caused by the criminal legal system while improving public safety and neighborhood quality of life.
  • Community Harm Reduction Groups: Come High Come Low Come as You Are; Physically, Mentally, Spiritually Emotionally
  • Safety Planning for Sex Workers (closed to folks in the sex trade)
  • Removing the Leverage: Applying Harm Reduction Principles to Client-Centered Representative Payee Services in a Housing First Program
  • What is an Abolitionist Vision for Harm Reduction?
  • Street Check: A Mobile Application Supporting Community Drug Checking
  • Navigating colonial policy and practices in clinical settings where peers are being asked share perspectives and experiences: How do we reduce harm for front line champions?
  • Contactless Narcan and Other Harm Reduction Strategies During a Pandemic
  • Challenges of Implementing Harm Reduction Strategies in Rural and Suburban Communities: Addressing structural and social barriers outside cities that make urban harm reduction models difficult to implement.
  • Show Me the Money: Getting and using meaningful data to advocate for harm reduction funding
  • Naloxone, nalmefene and unintended consequences: A close look at the opioid antagonist arms race
  • How to talk to someone when they’re triggered

HarmRed Talks

  • Building The BRIC and Turning The KEY: Reducing the Harm of Harm Itself.
  • Vaccination Barriers and Opportunities at Syringe Services Programs
  • Rapid Analysis of Drugs (RAD): Statewide Implementation of Drug Checking at Maryland Syringe Service Programs

3:45 – 4:45

COFFEE BREAK

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

4:40 – 5:40

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Meeting People Where We Aren’t: Strengths, Challenges, and Nuances of Online & Mail-based Harm Reduction
  • Framework for developing and implementing a National Harm Reduction Advisory Board
  • The Calm After the Storm: Team Trauma, Tumult, Transitioning, and Thriving
  • Parole Reform and Harm Reduction — Lessons from the #LessIsMoreNY Campaign
  • Developing a pipeline of social workers trained in the principles and practices of harm reduction: Lessons from two innovative pilot programs
  • Safety Planning for Sex Workers (for service providers)
  • Combining Innovation and Resources for Community Learning and Engagement Project
  • Politics, Shmolitics: Integrating Services for Rural Harm Reduction Programs to Combat COVID, Overdose, & Stigma
  • Project NEXUS: Findings from a Survey among Underrepresented People Who Use Drugs – 6 U.S. Syringe Services Programs
  • Building a national movement to end the drug war
  • Reimagining Existing and Prospective Relationships with Community Service Providers to Develop a Linkage to Care Networks at the Pitt County Detention Center
  • Survive to Thrive Linkages to Lfe
  • Title: Peers in the pandemic: Examining beliefs and attitudes about the COVID-19 vaccine among harm reduction peer outreach workers in New York City
  • Drug Checking From and For the Community: Implementing Services and Establishing Partnerships
  • Centering Joy when Your Community or State is Criminalizing Harm Reduction. Rural examples that can be applied elsewhere.
  • Under the Harm Reduction Umbrella: The Foundations and the Infinite Possibilities of Harm Reduction Therapy. A Workshop in English and in Spanish. Bajo el Marco de la Reduccion de Danos: Las Fundaciones e Infinitas Posibilidades de la Terapia de Reduccion de Danos. Un Taller en ingles y en espanol.
  • Adaptability & Sustainability in a Harm Reduction Service Model: Reflections on a Mobile Focused Community-Based Response to COVID-19
  • WTF is going on in San Francisco? An opinionated assessment of the campaign for supervised consumption services in San Francisco

HarmRed Talks

  • Street nursing: Teaching and improving community health
  • National stakeholder perspectives on the implementation of a novel safer supply program in Canada: A qualitative study on the MySafe Project
  • Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing Harm Reduction Services Among Persons Who Use Drugs (PWUD)

5:00 – 6:30

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

Caribe Hilton – Conference Room 1

6:00 – 7:00

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Strangers With Candy in a Van: The Long Game of Street-Based Mobile Harm Reduction Therapy
  • A Cross-Movement Policy Roundtable
  • SAMHSA’s Working Definition of Harm Reduction: A Roundtable Discussion with Harm Reduction Community Members Involved in the Process
  • Modernizing SSP Data Management Using Neo360
  • Carcerality and the Corruption of Care
  • Participatory Action Research as a Harm Reduction Approach
  • Exploring the intersection of the Reentry & Harm Reduction Space. How are they different, the same & what’s needed for the evolution of this intersection?
  • More Than ‘Mones: Best Practices for SSPs Who Serve TGNC Folks
  • Punk Rock, Hip Hop, Drag Shows, Festivals, Fans, Artists, Bars, Clubs and Concerts. Harm Reduction in Music and Entertainment Spaces: Successes, Challenges, and Innovations.
  • Street Medicine: Outreach and Uprising
  • YERP!: Utilizing bathrooms and bedrooms for safer solo use, via open source software and affordable consumer hardware
  • The Beginner’s Guide to Harm Reduction Public Policy
  • “All I knew was this needs to happen”: Michigan’s movement to expand SSPs

HarmRed Talks

  • T4T as Praxis: Trans-centered Harm Reduction during Epidemic
  • Disease-related stigma among people who inject drugs in Toronto amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • A qualitative analysis around the implementation of the Canadian National Overdose Response Service.

6:00 – 7:30

FEDERAL RELATED LISTENING SESSION

Caribe Hilton – San Geronimo A

6:00 – 7:30

HARM REDUCTION BUREAUCRATS MEETING

Caribe Hilton – Maguey

6:30 – 7:30

SELF ORGANIZED AFFINITY MEETING SPACE (Sign Up Required)

Caribe Hilton

Saturday, October 15, 2022

8:00 – 3:00

REGISTRATION OPEN

Caribe Hilton – San Geronimo Foyer

8:30 – 9:30

HARM REDUCTION THERAPY (HRTC) English

Caribe Hilton – Maguey

8:30 – 9:30

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

Caribe Hilton – Conference Room 1

8:30 – 6:00

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN (Continental breakfast 8:30 – 9:30)

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

9:30 – 11:30

SHUTTLES WILL RUN FROM THE CARIBE HILTON AND THE CONDADO HILTON TO THE CONVENTION CENTER

PRCC

10:00 – 10:55

MAJOR SESSION

The Harm Reduction Funding Paradigm

PRCC

11:15 – 12:15

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Results from the National Survey of Syringe Service Programs: Innovation Despite Financial Strain and Community Resistance
  • Decentering Whiteness: Creating Safer Access Points in the Community
  • Small Town Big Ideas
  • At-Home Microdosing for Buprenorphine Induction: Tools and Tips For Consumers and Prescribers
  • Increased Solitary Drug Use during COVID-19: An Unintended Consequence of Social Distancing
  • Harm Reduction in Appalachia, Progressive Services In a Conservative Community
  • Drug wars, capitalism, and thinking beyond public health
  • How many doses of naloxone does it take to change a light bulb (or reverse an opioid overdose)?
  • Data to Drive Positive Impact: Adapting the Dave Purchase Memorial Survey to Expand Monitoring and Evaluation of Syringe Services Programs
  • DeCrim: Yes, No, or …?
  • Breaking Down Bureaucratic Barriers to Center Lived Experience
  • Integration of Harm Reduction Services in New Orleans during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Syringe Services, HIV/HCV Testing and Linkage, COVID Testing and Vaccines
  • Sharps Safety for NEX / La Seguridad con las Jeringas al Intercambio
  • “Intro to Tax Exemption: Essentials for Funding Harm Reduction.”
  • Colorism 101: Identifying & Understanding Colorism

HarmRed Talks

  • Leveraging local data, lived experiences, and marketing techniques to design and implement a campaign to address stigma associated with substance use disorders and harm reduction
  • Dispension Inc.
  • The Challenge and Privilege of Creating Kentucky’s Hepatitis C Elimination Plan
  • A Qualitative Assessment on the Need for Overdose Prevention Centres: Voices From Sandwell, U.K
  • Bringing harm reduction home: System change in UK drug treatment services.
  • Harm reduction calls to action from young people who use drugs on the streets of Vancouver and Lisbon

12:00 – 2:00

MEET THE AUTHORS BOOK TALKS

Caribe Hilton – San Geronimo A

  • “Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction / Maia Szalavitz
  • Prosecuting Poverty, Criminalizing Care / Wendy Bach
  • The Faded Tears / Lisa Brydson

12:00 – 7:00

FILM FESTIVAL

Auditorium, Ground Floor

  • Harm Reduction Services during COVID 19
  • The Power of the Hep C Cure
  • Living On, Episode 1
  • Living On, Episode 2
  • Rice County’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic
  • Swallow THIS: A Documentary About Methadone & COVID-19. A screening & talkback with the filmmakers & people interviewed in the film.

12:00 – 2:00

LUNCH ON OWN

12:00 – 6:00

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN (Cash lunch sales 12:00 – 2:00)

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

12:00 – 2:00

LUNCH AND LEARN

Dismissing the Moral Model: Black Women & Addiction

Hosted by Black Women’s Learning Initiative

Caribe Hilton – Salon del Mar

12:00 – 2:00

POSTER SESSION #3

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

  • A national scoping review of the community costs of drug criminalization
  • Evolution of a Peer-Led Harm Reduction Program in Response to the Needs of the Community: A Best Practice Model for Service Expansion
  • Criminalization and coercion: Sexual encounters with police among women sex workers in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sexually transmitted infection screening through a rural syringe service provider
  • Utilizing a Patient Engagement Procedure to Bridge the Gap to Behavioral Health Services
  • Meeting Patients Where They Are: A Novel Naloxone Distribution Program Offered at Food Pantries
  • Description of a low-threshold specialty SUD clinic operating in non-traditional care settings in the Veteran’s Health Administration
  • Injecting drugs alone during an overdose crisis in Vancouver, Canada
  • Distributing fentanyl test strips to hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder: Convincing hospital leadership
  • Shots for Everybody! Decreasing barriers to COVID-19 vaccines for people who use drugs, people who do sex-work, and people experiencing homelessness.
  • Peer Delivered Harm Reduction to US Military Veterans During the COVID Pandemic
  • Harm Reduction and Clinical Patient Needs of REACH Medical’s Low-Threshold Buprenorphine Clinic
  • The role of syringe services programs in housing environments: a spatially-oriented qualitative study in Vancouver, Canada
  • Providing accessible health care services through a syringe services program in North Carolina via telemedicine: the PARTNER UP project
  • Harm Reduction in the South Sometimes Requires Thinking Inside the Box, Mailbox That Is
  • Program Evaluation of Casa Zulma: results from a supportive housing program in Los Angeles for transgender women.
  • The LEAD Model: A harm reduction approach to pre-arrest diversion
  • Empirical assessment of drug-related wounds among people who use drugs (PWUD): Pilot testing a standardized wound care assessment and referral protocol.
  • Promoting equitable access to buprenorphine treatment through telehealth at syringe services programs
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on Syringe Service Programs: Have COVID-19 related disruptions ceased, and can positive adaptions be sustained?

12:45 – 1:45

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Engaging Families in Harm Reduction Work
  • Ready4Change: A Guide to Leadership Transition for Harm Reduction Organizations
  • Collaborate or Co-Opt: Maintaining Fidelity to the Harm Reduction Philosophy in Bureaucratic Institutions.
  • Providing low-barrier medical treatment in the setting of mobile syringe services program: prescribing suboxone and reducing Hepatitis C transmission in North Carolina
  • Filling in the gaps; population specific harm reduction programs. Why they are important and why aren’t there more of them.
  • Salud en la calle
  • Decolonizing Drug Policy
  • Insights on Structuring a Drug Checking Service from Potential Consumers
  • Understanding the Implementation of the Good Samaritan Law in Ohio
  • Opioid Settlements – Ensuring funds support harm reduction
  • Research Road Trip: Employing People Who Use Drugs as Research Assistants in Two Statewide Studies of Pharmacy-Based Naloxone Access
  • Spanish and Mayan Speaking Latinx Overdose Prevention Needs Assessment: Addressing Racial & Language Justice in San Francisco Harm Reduction Efforts
  • Piloting Hepatitis C Treatment for Active Drug Users at a Syringe Service Program in Rural Western Massachusetts
  • Who’s the Boss? Applying de-colonized, DEI, and anti-racist frameworks to Harm Reduction Leadership
  • “How can we help?”: Leveraging the Emergency Department for Harm Reduction

HarmRed Talks

  • Optimizing an integrated rapid access to HIV prevention program for people who inject drugs (iRaPID): A nurse-led pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) delivery model
  • Assessment of Contraceptive Needs of People Who Use Syringe Exchange Services
  • Development, feasibility, and acceptability of a low-threshold behavioral harm reduction intervention for people who inject drugs

2:00 – 3:00

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • El estigma que sufren las mujeres usuarias de drogas en Puerto Rico
  • Integration of Vaccine Services into SSPs
  • Creating an Inclusive Culture: Workplace Policy and Employing People with Substance Use
  • Nightlife Drug Checking and Legal Barriers to Service
  • Tierra, Libertad y Salud: Rematriation as Land-based Healing for Drug User Health, Harm Reduction and Generational Healing
  • The Effect of Perceived HIV Risk on Willingness to Take PrEP: Evidence from a Syringe Services Program
  • Maximizing the impact of proposed CDC data collection among women engaged in sex work: A co-learning session
  • How to plan & run a successful legislative campaign
  • Battling Self-Hatred: Using Chairwork in Harm Reduction Psychotherapy
  • Behavioral Vulnerability and Protective Factors associated with HIV Testing among persons who inject drugs in a U.S. Southern City
  • Training and implementation of a drug checking pilot in New York City
  • Reducing Harm in a Conservative Harmful State: Lessons to Share
  • Fighting the Criminalization of Addiction: Section 35 Reform in Massachusetts
  • Harm Reduction Advocacy and Decriminalization Efforts in Maine
  • Implementing street medicine to syringe exchange program to provide low barrier health services
  • Working with State and Local Government to Leverage Opioid Settlement Funding for Community-Based Harm Reduction Programs
  • Harm Reduction Through Vaccine Outreach During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • End-of-Life Care: How to Help Folks Get What They Want and Deserve

HarmRed Talks

  • Opening a Supervised Injection Site in an Opiate Crisis in Toronto; Challenges and Lessons Learned
  • Listen to Young People: How to Implement Harm Reduction in the Collegiate Setting
  • Criminalization of pregnant and parenting people who use drugs; how the child welfare system has failed marginalized communities

3:20 – 4:20

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Phenomenological Study of Sex Work and Harm Reduction: SWAN members share their experience of the power of relationship, advocacy, and community building in one grass roots harm reduction organization supporting sex workers in New Haven, CT
  • People’s Medicine – Herbal Harm Reduction
  • Relationship-based harm reduction as a pathway to resiliency
  • Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy among PWUD
  • Sex Workers violence and incarceration of sex workers pre and post pandemic
  • Demystifying Bisexuality
  • Decriminalizing Drugs in Oregon: How It Happened, How It’s Going, and Lessons Learned
  • Self-managed abortion: harm reduction meets reproductive justice
  • Building Bridges Between Harm Reduction and 12-Step Communities: The Experience, Strength and Hope of a Century of Experience
  • Aren’t You Just Enabling? – Responding to Objections to Harm Reduction
  • Herbal Harm Reduction: Plants and Practices for Supporting Folks in Active Addiction and Recovery
  • Indigenous perspectives on growth and sustainability without compromising harm reduction values.
  • Client engagement and experiences of a community-based outreach program for people accessing low barrier opioid agonist and safe supply supports: A multistage mixed methods study
  • Liberating Communities: Harm Reduction and Abolition
  • Self-testing technologies as a novel approach for increasing drug user health: current trends and future directions
  • DRUG USER UNIONS UNITE!!! An Exemplary Harm Reduction Model for fighting Hepatitis C Stigma, Reducing Mortality and Transmission and for Building Drug User-Led Community Based Care Support Systems.
  • Harm Reduction at the End of Life. Bearing Witness To The End.
  • Recovery Services’ Engagement Center, a community project to help keep individuals safe in Boston, especially those experiencing language barriers.

HarmRed Talks

  • Sounding the alarm on non-overdose medical harms of drug use
  • Free Dope: Heroin Maintenance History & the Future of Safe Supply
  • When We Know Better, We Do Better: Recent Advances in Perinatal Substance Use Knowledge

4:15 – 5:15

COFFEE BREAK

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

4:40 – 5:40

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

  • Restorative Justice Practices in Harm Reduction
  • Beyond Narcan and Needles: Affirmative Harm Reduction for Underserved Communities
  • Alliance for Collaborative Drug Checking (ACDC) – Testeo de estimulantes en Tijuana: Un modelo comunitario de detección de fentanilo.
  • Tobacco Harm Reduction And The Right To Health
  • Come as You Are, Even if You’re Racist
  • Reducing harm from the grantwriting slog: Tools to more easily write successful proposals
  • Self Managed Abortion and Harm Reduction: What you need to know in a changing landscape for reproductive rights, health and justice.
  • Ask Me Anything: A Funders Roundtable
  • “Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Enter Here” – Maintaining core values and best practices while traversing negative, hateful, and stigma laden community dialogue towards drug users, people experiencing homelessness, and community organizers.
  • Encountering Darkness: Chairwork Psychotherapy and the Healing of Trauma
  • Harm Reduction Coming Home: A Discussion for Reducing the Harms of Prison and Release
  • A capacity-strengthening intervention for frontline harm reduction workers to promote HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among people who inject drugs
  • Monitoring and Responding to Xylazine in Maryland
  • Indigenizing harm reduction at the intersections of domestic violence, mental health, and substance use

HarmRed Talks

  • Helping Hospitals Do Less Harm: thoughts from a harm-reduction-aspiring addiction medicine doc
  • The Pregnancy Police
  • Building the Plane Mid-Air: Stories of Innovation and Evolution in Encampment-Based COVID Vaccination in Los Angeles County

6:00 – 7:00

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

Caribe Hilton Only

  • Legalizing Magic Mushrooms the Right Way: Addressing Equity, Ensuring Access, and Honoring Tradition
  • Understanding and Responding to the Rise in Overdose Deaths Among Black and Hispanic People Who Use Drugs in Massachusetts: Rapid Assessment of Consumer Knowledge (RACK) Study
  • Trust As The Foundation of Harm Reduction In Employment First: Working With Homeless Youth
  • From Harm Reduction to Healing Justice
  • Speaking Truth to Power while Keeping your Cool
  • Who’s Trip is it Anyway?: Risks & Benefits of Accessible Psychedelic Therapy
  • Evaluating Supervised Consumption Sites across Diverse North American Contexts: Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies
  • Leading with Lived Experience: How the Hepatitis Network for Education and Testing (HepNET) models professional development and equitable compensation standards for experts with lived experience with hepatitis and/or drug use.
  • Changing Our Paths: Re-Centering Indigenous Values & Cultural Practice
  • Pregnancy, Drug Use, and Abolition: How Harm Reduction Programs Can Play a Critical Role in Reproductive Justice
  • California Indian Harm Reduction: An Urban & Rural Native Collaborative
  • We Are Appalachia: Supporting People Who Use Drugs
  • Building Harm Reduction Capacity in Conservative Communities

HarmRed Talks

  • Institutionalized Stigma in Healthcare Settings: Evaluating Diagnostic Nomenclature as a Means of Providing Substandard Care to People Who Use Drugs (PWUD)
  • The FLEX Model: Providing On-Demand Harm Reduction Buprenorphine Therapy in Rural Syringe Service Programs
  • The Impact Of a National Crisis on Harm Reduction Work: Learn how Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition made it through and grew, in the midst of Covid, and what you need to ensure your organization sustain the next national crisis.

6:00 – 7:30

CDC LISTENING SESSION

Caribe Hilton – San Geronimo A

6:00 – 7:30

YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS KICK BACK

Caribe Hilton – Executive Board Room

8:00 – 11:00

FASHION SHOW / DANCE PARTY

Caribe Hilton – San Cristobal Ballroom

Sunday, October 16, 2022

9:00 – 12:00

SUNDAY WORSHIP / CHAPEL / PRAISE HOUR

Caribe Hilton – Las Olas

9:00 – 12:00

REGISTRATION OPEN

Caribe Hilton – San Geronimo Foyer

9:00 – 9:55

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

Caribe Hilton – Conference Room 1

9:00 – 10:30

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN (Continental breakfast 9:00 – 10:00)

Caribe Hilton – Gran Salon Los Rosales

9:30 – 10:30

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES

Various Locations

  • MOTIVATIONAL VS MANIPULATIVE INTERVIEWING: KEEPING THE BOUNDARIES REAL
  • Sharing The Load: Building a Volunteer Program for the Movement
  • Counting the Economic and Social Costs of the War on Drugs: A Study of Three States
  • Oregon Led the Way, but Who’s Next?: Redefining Health and Safety via Drug Decriminalization Efforts Across the U.S.
  • Technology-enabled Harm Reduction Strategies: Helpful or Harmful?
  • The Hotties of Harm Reduction 2.0: How to Create Grassroots Funding Opportunities Not Dependent on Funders
  • “My Child did not Overdose. They were Poisoned.” The Rise of Family-Based Pro-DIH Groups in the Age of Fentanyl and Fentanyl Pills. How to Effectively Counter Their Growing Power and Influence.
  • Implementation of the Massachusetts Drug Supply Data Stream (MADDS): A state-wide public health-public safety partnership drug checking program
  • Exploring stigma in HIV & Harm Reduction spaces in Black Communities of Chicagoland.
  • Listening Sessions with Black Women in Louisville, KY: Opioids and HIV
  • I Want Money, Honey: Grant Writing 101
  • Street Based Harm Reduction for Dignified Palliative Care
  • The Language of Harm Reduction: Unpacking stigmatizing language

HarmRed Talks

  • Empirical assessment of drug-related wounds among people who use drugs (PWUD): Pilot testing a standardized wound care assessment and referral protocol.
  • Thousands and Thousands of Years: Intersectional Coalitions Changed Several Sentencing Laws in California
  • Implementation of a province-wide prescribed safer supply program: Gaps in access, adaptability, and effectiveness among Indigenous people who use drugs in the Northern region of British Columbia, Canada
  • Harm reduction in the critically ill and wounded
  • Integrating holistic health services into harm reduction-focused emergency shelter
  • A review of a microdosing method of buprenorphine induction overlapping with high-dosed full µ-agonists.

11:00 – 1:00

CLOSING SESSION

The Future of Harm Reduction Panel

Caribe Hilton – San Geronimo Ballroom