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Wisconsin

Activity: A Future Brown County Rooted in Harm Reduction – Harm Reduction 101 virtual
Date: 31/08/2021
Time: 11:30 am
Location: virtual presentation; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-future-brown-county-rooted-in-harm-reduction-harm-reduction-101-virtual-tickets-164898825827
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Brown County Public Health
Contact: Kris Kovacic
Phone: 19204466408
Email: kris.kovacic@browncountywi.gov

Harm reduction involves taking action through policy and programming to reduce the harmful effects of behavior. It involves a range of non-judgmental approaches and strategies aimed at providing and enhancing the knowledge, skills resources and supports for individuals, their families and communities to make informed decisions to be safer and healthier.
With the current opiate overdoses on the rise, as a community, we must come together and do everything we can do to prevent future opiate deaths. Last year alone, over 67,000 people died of opiate overdoses nationwide.