Harm Reduction Lunch & Learn: Opioid Treatment Ecosystem's Community of Practice

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Date: December 9, 2020
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Category: Other

People who use opioids have a high rate of being involved in the criminal/legal system. This increases risk for overdose and viral or bacterial infections. During this webinar, Maya Doe-Simkins will provide an overview of Harm Reduction, explain how Harm Reduction practices help save lives and reduce overall harms. We will explore opportunities to embed evidence-based public health and lifesaving practices and some promising practices in various components of the legal system. Maya will also discuss strategies for existing infrastructures to promote and accelerate access to life-saving resources in our communities..


The Center for Behavioral Health and Justice provides evaluation, support and technical assistance to optimize diversion of individuals from the criminal/legal and juvenile justice systems. Learn more


This webinar is presented as part of the Opioid Treatment Ecosystem Community of Practice Lunch & Learn series, made possible by the generous support of the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.