Prevention and Harm Reduction: Opportunities for Collaboration to Address Opioid-Related Overdose

Webinar Date : 
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Harm reduction practitioners play a vital role in tackling the nation’s opioid crisis by addressing the adverse effects of drug use, including opioid-related overdose. Partnering with the harm reduction field can help substance misuse prevention practitioners deepen the impact of their overdose prevention efforts by providing critical links to populations at greatest risk. This webinar explores where opioid overdose prevention and harm reduction overlap—and how developing a cultural understanding of each discipline’s philosophy and work can facilitate healthy collaborations. Harm reduction experts will also share examples of joint harm reduction/prevention efforts to address the problem of opioid overdose.

Last Updated: 07/30/2018