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Harm Reduction 101: Understanding a Harm Reduction Perspective

Toronto, Ontario
October 8-9, 2014    

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Lillian H. Smith Library Auditorium, 239 College Street

Facilitated by Toronto Public Health staff, this intensive two day overview of harm reduction practice features presentations by fantastic community speakers offering innovative harm and risk reduction programming across the City. Focusing on basic concepts, the workshop covers how to meet people where they are at, stigma and discrimination, safer smoking & injection, housing, hepatitis C, impacts of trauma.

What you will take away from the two days: An understanding of the challenges faced by people who use drugs and a need for compassionate responsive services.

Fee: This workshop is free. Food and drinks are not provided.

aFor more information and to register, please contact Toronto Health Connection at 416-338-7600 or

** Please let us know at registration if you require accommodation
** Please avoid wearing scented products to the workshop.

Do you have more than 10 staff at your agency who would like to receive harm reduction training? Inquire about getting a half day workshop at your agency tailored to specific training needs. Call 416-338-7600 or email with your request.