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Health Autonomy Clinic: Harm Reduction in the Age of Pandemic
May 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm EDT
Join us for a Health Autonomy Clinic workshop focused on harm reduction solidarity in the age of COVID-19. We will view the opiate epidemic as a crisis within a crisis, and examine the history of harm reduction networks as well as current harm reduction initiatives and resources. The event also features guests who will discuss current strategies in Harm Reduction and the current COVID-19 crisis, including Nancy Campbell, author of “OD: Naloxone and the Politics of Overdose,” who will speak about the history of an unnatural disaster—drug overdose—and the emergence of Naloxone as a social and technological solution. Additional participants include Frank Coughlin, MD and Heath Autonomy Clinic Co-Coordinator; Ed Fox, Harm Reduction Manager with Project Safe Point; Jasmine Landry, co-founder of Albany Med Addiction Coalition; Leah Miller-lloyd, harm reductionist and fourth-year medical student at Albany Medical College; and Ariela Zamcheck, DO. Preceded by a community potluck…