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Michigan Harm Reduction Summit

2022 Virtual Michigan Harm Reduction Summit

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

Continuing Education and Post-Event Evaluation:

Continuing education is available for the following disciplines: Nursing (CNE), Social Work (MiSW), Addiction Professionals (MCBAP), Health Educators (CHES), Physician Category I (CME I), and Community Health Workers (CHW). Attendees may also request a Certificate of Attendance (COA). The maximum available educational hours offered for each discipline can be found at the following Purpose, Objectives, and Disclosures (POD) Document.

Post-Event Evaluation 

IMPORTANT: To obtain continuing education credits or a certificate of attendance, participants must (1) be registered for the event, (2) attend the conference live, and (3) complete the post-event evaluation. Post-event evaluations must be completed by Friday, June 10, 2022. Late or incomplete evaluation responses will not be accepted. Attendees will receive their certificates by e-mail within 30-45 days after the close of the evaluation. For questions related to receipt of certificate, please contact and reference the 2022 Michigan Harm Reduction Summit.

PowerPoint Slides:

2021 Virtual Michigan Harm Reduction Summit

Supplemental Materials:

2020 Virtual Michigan Harm Reduction Summit

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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