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11th C. Everett Koop New Hampshire Addiction Medicine Symposium: 

Harm Reduction in an Opioid Era:

Promoting the Health & Dignity of Affected Individuals & Communities 

January 18th, 2018, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Arthur D. Kehas Criminal Justice Training Facility, 17 Institute Drive, Concord, NH 03301


Offered by:

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Substance Use & Mental Health Initiative

(a program of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System)



AdCare Educational Institute of New England

 (formerly New England Institute of Addiction Studies)


 C. Everett Koop Institute



New Hampshire Harm Reduction Coalition

New Hampshire Police Standards & Training Council

New Hampshire Training Institute on Addictive Disorders


Click here for the full symposium agenda.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of attending this symposium, participants will be able to: 

  1.  Articulate the rationale for and principles of evidence-based harm reduction strategies.
  2. Identify two policies that incorporate harm reduction principles and practices.
  3. Describe three harm reduction interventions that will effectively integrate harm reduction approaches into the healthcare continuum or the community.

Handouts, Materials, and Resources:

The Principles of Harm Reduction Kevin Irwin, NH Harm Reduction Coalition 

Innovations in Accessing Medications for Opioid Use Disorders:

Syringe Service Programs: Protecting Individual & Public Health

Preventing Opioid Deaths

Initiating Conversations  to Reduce Harm Across Care Settings

Participant Evaluation:

Press Coverage of Symposium:

Video Links:

Once the videos of the day's program have been posted online, links will be added here.


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