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DC Engage Harm Reduction Conference 2022

DC Engage Harm Reduction Conference 2022

Engaging DC in Promoting Drug User Health and Reducing Harm:
A Person First Approach

August 25 | 9:00 am 4:45 pm EDT

800 Florida Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States
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Free and open to all,
however space is limited!

Agenda At-A-Glance


Welcome Remarks and Opening Plenary

Morning Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: Intersectionality Between Infectious Disease and Drug Use (will be repeated in the afternoon)

Session 2: Education During an Outbreak

Session 3: Syringe Services Programs in a COVID Environment

Lunch Plenary
A Community Engagement: Taking It To The Streets!

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: Current and New Treatment Approaches

Session 2: Behavioral Health Models for Integrated Care

Session 3: Reducing Stigma and Affirming Care with Persons who Use Drugs

Afternoon Sessions II
Session 1: Drug User Health and Workplace Policies

Session 2: MAT Survey: Where Are We Headed?

Session 3: Intersectionality Between Infection Disease and Drug Use (repeated)

Closing Plenary
Now What?

Networking Reception
Making the Connection, Personal and Professional Self Care

Conference Safety

The health and safety of participants is our highest priority.

Conference safety protocols are developed for the health and wellbeing of all participants, based on prevailing public health practices and group convening standards. Below are the safety requirements for attending the Engaging DC in Promoting Drug User Health and Reducing Harm Conference.

1. Participants are strongly encouraged to have received at least two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine.

2. Face masks will be required when indoors for this event. (The only exception to this will be when participants are eating/drinking and speakers can remove their mask when presenting.)

3. If you are feeling ill prior to arriving at the conference, please stay home and get tested for COVID-19.

This requirement applies to all participants, including speakers and staff. Note that completion of the registration for this event means you agree to abide by these safety measures.

If you are registered to attend the Engaging DC in Promoting Drug User Health and Reducing Harm Conference, but are unable to meet the minimum safety requirement of wearing a mask, please contact Henry Butenschoen ([email protected]) immediately.

Transportation Options

1. Free Parking at the Kellogg Conference Hotel

2. Metro – Red Line – NoMa Gallaudet/New York Ave (Walking Directions)

3. Uber / Lyft / Taxi, etc