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Michigan Harm Reduction Summit

2024 Michigan Harm Reduction Summit 

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services' upcoming 2024 Michigan Harm Reduction Summit will be a one full day in-person event held in Lansing on June 12th, 2024. 

Where: Lansing Center, 333 East Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933

Target Audience: All public health, public safety, nurses, physicians, social workers, community health workers, therapists, health educators, people with lived and living experience, as well as professionals working in the substance use space are encouraged to attend.

Continuing Education: Currently seeking continuing education for Nursing, Michigan Social Work, Michigan Addiction Professionals (MCBAP), Health Educators (CHES), and Michigan Community Health Workers (CHW). Verified in-person attendance and a completed evaluation will be required.

Register for the Summit    2024 Summit Agenda at a Glance   


2023 Michigan Harm Reduction Summit

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services was proud to welcome over 400 attendees both virtually and in-person at the Lansing Center May 16-17, 2023. Attendees had the opportunity to network and tour four syringe services program mobile units from the Grand Rapids Red Project, ACCESS, Chippewa County Health Department, and HARM:LESS. 

Summit Recordings:
Welcome Smudging and Drum Ceremony

U.S. Housing System – Addressing Stigma and Harmful Policies

Age and Generational Trauma

Maternal Harm Reduction 

Presentation Slides:

HIV Dual Rapid Testing - Vishal Kinkhabwala and Bryana Fryczynski

Hepatitis C Rapid Testing - Zekiye Lukco, Teresa Juridico, Lauren Hodson

Decentering Whiteness: An Equity-Based Approach - Teresa Springer

Harm Reduction 101 - David Clayton and Amanda Scott

Integration of Harm Reduction into Michigan's Opioid Policy - Brandon Hool

Boundaries and Self Care - Teresa Springer

Trauma, Childhood Trauma, and Substance Use - Dr. Britne Amos

Continuing Education: 

  • In-Person: A maximum total of 9.00 hours (3.75 hours for May 16th, 5.25 hours for May 17th) have been awarded for in-person presentations on May 16th-17th in the areas of Nursing, Michigan Social Work, Michigan Addiction Professionals (MCBAP), Physicians AMA PRA Category 1™, Health Educators (CHES), and Michigan Community Health Workers (CHW). Verified attendance in-person and a completed evaluation is required to receive these credits. Continuing Education provided by MPHI. E-mail CEInfo@mphi.org with any questions. 
  • Virtual: A total of 5.25 hours have been awarded for virtual presentations in the areas of Nursing, Michigan Social Work, Michigan Addiction Professionals (MCBAP), Physicians AMA PRA Category 1™, Health Educators (CHES), and Michigan Community Health Workers (CHW). Verified attendance in the Hopin platform and a completed evaluation is required to receive these credits. Continuing Education provided by MPHI. E-mail CEInfo@mphi.org with any questions. 

 

Agenda    FAQs    POD Document 

 

2022 Virtual Michigan Harm Reduction Summit

The 2022 Virtual Michigan Harm Reduction Summit was held from May 17 - May 19, 2022. 

Summit Recordings:

PowerPoint Slides:

2021 Virtual Michigan Harm Reduction Summit

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Supplemental Materials:

2020 Virtual Michigan Harm Reduction Summit

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PowerPoint Slides and Supplemental Materials:


2019 Michigan Harm Reduction Summit
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Harm Reduction Summit Mobile Tours The MDHHS Viral Hepatitis Unit hosted its first-ever 2019 Michigan Harm Reduction Summit at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Lansing on April 2, 2019. Approximately 300 professionals from across Michigan gathered to learn strategies for curbing the opioid epidemic. There was a diverse representation of summit attendees, including state and local health departments, public safety, health centers and medical professionals, universities, community-based organizations, community mental health, and more.

Topics included syringe access 101, best practices for syringe services program implementation, harm reduction strategies for reducing the transmission of infectious diseases related to injection drug use, overdose prevention, naloxone distribution, and stigma and cultural competency.

Attendees had the opportunity to network and tour two syringe service program mobile units from the Grand Rapids Red Project and Chippewa County Health Department's Safe X-Change Program. 
 

Summit Handouts

Presentations