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Harm Reduction Series Day 2


This is a two-day [closed registration] training series that will provide an overview of harm reduction with a focus on (a) the philosophical approach to meeting people where they are and (b) practical strategies to reduce health risk associated with drug use. In addition, Day 2 consists of the same concepts but the focus will be targeted populations.

**Special Note**

These are stand-alone events so if you plan to attend both days you must complete both registration links.


Day 2: The Relevance of Harm Reduction in Communities of Color

Date: January 18,2023

Time: 10:30am-12:00pm

  • Describe harm reduction as an approach to reducing health and social risks associated with drug use.
  • Identify 3 harm reduction interventions. 
  • Describe how 3 harm reduction interventions identified reduce health and/or social risks associated with drug use in communities of color.
  • Create 3 strategies to incorporate harm reduction approaches into their own work with clients in communities of color.


Orisha A. Bowers holds a BFA, MA, MEd, PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies, a Graduate certificate in Women and Gender Studies and a Certificate in Complementary Alternative Medicine. Orisha has more than 15 years of experience in social services, nonprofit leadership, grants management, program design, and civic leadership. Orisha’s life work is centered on an intentional merging of women’s studies, education, interdisciplinarity and creativity, spirituality, healing, wellness, and movement. She uses scholarship and vocation to do healing work in communities of color in reproductive health, women’s issues, and communities of faith. Orisha, an ordained minister through the Universal Life Church. She combines a spiritual focus with the therapeutic disciplines of mindfulness dancing to offer the dynamic Dancing Mindfulness and other healing practices across the U.S.


Day 1: Harm Reduction Primer (101)

Date: January 11, 2023

Time: 10:30am-12:00pm

Go to Day 1 event page

Starts: Jan. 18, 2023 10:30 am
Ends: Jan. 18, 2023 12:00 pm
Registration Deadline
January 18, 2023
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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