NYC: Harm Reduction Approach Overview


Course Title: Harm Reduction Approach Overview

Date: December 11th, 2018

Location: Harm Reduction Coalition, 22 West 27th Street, 5th Fl, New York, NY 10001

Training Region: New York City

Time: 9am – 5pm, Full Day

Trainer: Mike Selick and Kacey Byczek


This one-day training will provide health and human service providers with a comprehensive overview of Harm ReductionHarm reduction is a practical set of strategies designed to prevent disease and promote health by “meeting people where they are” rather than making judgments about where they should be in terms of their personal health and lifestyle. Recognizing that not everyone is ready or able to stop risky behavior, harm reduction focuses on promoting ways to reduce the health risks associated with drug use and other high-risk behaviors. This course will assist providers in more effectively engaging their clients in a range of interventions to reduce the risk of harm.

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