North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition to Co-host Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference

North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition, Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Streetwork and Women With A Vision invite you to attend the Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference

Location: Holiday Inn, Atlanta Capitol Conference Ctr, 450 Capitol Ave, Atlanta, GA

Event Dates: The event will take place Thursday September 6th through Saturday September 8th, 2012

Event Times: Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 10am-1pm

Sign up page:

Event Contact: Robert Childs, 336-543-8050

Event Price: $55 via Check, $56 via paypal

Scholarships: Scholarships are available to people living in the US South ONLY.

The Housing Scholarships period is over. We have conference fee waiver scholarships available through August 31st, 2012. Please fill out the registration form and the following form to apply for a scholarship:

Topics that will be covered:

Syringe Access
Faith, Drugs and Sex Work
HCV and Harm Reduction
Marijuana Policy Update
Harm Reduction Media
Sex Work in the South
Transgender Health & Harm Reduction
War on Drugs, A War on the People
911 Good Samaritan Laws
Advocacy 101
National and Regional Drug Policy Update
Mass Incarceration
Law Enforcement As Advocates
Crack User and Injection Drug User Harm Reduction Safety
Traditional and Untraditional ways to funding Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Reform
The Negative Effects of Drug Testing
Overdose Prevention 101
Street Nursing and Outreach Skills
Mapping a Drug Policy Reform and Harm Reduction Friendly Future for the South
Crack Pipe Access and Hepatitis
Drug User Stigma
Syringe Exchange 101

Post Conference Event: There will be a free "Drug User Stigma Prevention Training" from 1pm-3pm on Saturday. If you would like to attend please RSVP at

Event Financial Sponsors: The Drug Policy Alliance and the MAC AIDS Fund