Join us for this first-ever Wisconsin event.
What—Harm Reduction Conference
Why—To highlight emerging trends in harm reduction, share implementation strategies and resources, and provide a space for Wisconsinites to gather and network. Continuing education credits are available for attendees.
Conference objectives include:
- Providing safe spaces for the exchange of ideas and cutting-edge practices that reduce harms associated with drug use.
- Creating networking opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds committed to program and policy change and reform.
- Promoting the delivery of harm reduction services in Wisconsin and the Tribal Nations that engage people who use drugs to support connection, safety, and improved quality of life.
- Providing the opportunity to discuss the benefits of harm reduction, best practices, resources, and policies in harm reduction, and areas needing development and support.
Who—All people with an interest in building harm reduction resources within their community. This could include:
- First responders (law enforcement, emergency medical service providers, fire department, and mobile response teams)
- Health care professionals ( substance use disorder counselors, community health care workers, mental health professionals, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physicians, and administration)
- AIDS, HIV, and viral hepatitis care workers
- Local government and Tribal elected officials (county judge executives, mayors, presidents, tribal council members)
- Local and tribal health and human services department staff (directors, nurses, harm reduction staff, health educators, peer support specialists)
- Syringe service programs and providers
- Public health and health care students and fellows
- Overdose fatality review members
When—June 28-29, 2023
Where—Green Bay (The full event will be available virtually.)
This event will feature several keynote presentations and over two dozen workshops.
Registration is expected to open in April 2023. The in-person registration fee will be $200. The virtual registration fee will be $140.
Information on the hotel room block will be posted soon.
More information on this event will be posted on this webpage when it is available.