DC Engage, led by HealthHIV with funding from DC Health HAHSTA, strengthens the capacity of aspiring or established community-based organizations and peer-led coalitions to integrate culturally and linguistically appropriate, evidence-based, and promising practice models to prevent opioid overdoses, enhance access to prevention and treatment, and to reduce deaths associated with opioid use. These organizations address the needs of persons who use and/or inject drugs.


DC Engage Harm Reduction Conference 2023

DC Engage Harm Reduction Conference

JUNE 29, 2023

DC Engage’s annual Harm Reduction Conference brings together harm reductionists, community members, and experts to discuss the latest practices, techniques, and important issues in the harm reduction community.

Focusing on the theme of Justice and Equity for Community Health, this day-long conference will feature expert speakers and panels covering the national and local landscape of harm reduction, language and social justice, retention in care, drug user health in a syndemic environment, and other topics. Attendees will additionally have the ability to attend breakout sessions on those key topics, to discuss them more in-depth.

Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first served basis. When registration has reached its maximum, a waiting list will be created. There is no cost for registration.

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DC Engage Local Resource Guide

This resource guide lists organizations in Washington, DC that offer assistance in areas including housing, harm reduction, safer sex and STI testing, food, clothing, legal, health care, and social support.

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