2022 Harm Reduction Summit

Summit Information:

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON A WAITLIST, PLEASE EMAIL ECMONROY@UNR.EDU. 


July 19, 2022 | 7:30AM-4:30PM

Alexis Park, 375 East Harmon Avenue, Apollo 1-8, Las Vegas, NV 89169

There is no cost to attend this summit.

The Harm Reduction Summit will train and build capacity for people with lived experience, public health workers, and advocates on foundational harm reduction knowledge, national and international best practices, policy change, and innovative programming. A special focus of this year's conference will be on health equity and elevating communities of color into social change movements.

The Harm Reduction Summit includes 2 tracks: 

Track 1: Foundations of Harm Reduction 

Track 1 is designed for participants interested in gaining the knowledge and tools necessary to become involved or continue their involvement in harm reduction efforts.

Track 2: Innovations in Harm Reduction

Track 2 is designed for participants interested in current and future projects to innovate harm reduction and to expand their knowledge of harm reduction.

A draft agenda* can be found here..

*Subject to change.


Target Audience:

  • People with lived experience
  • Advocates
  • Public health professionals
  • Community members 
  • Students

Duration: 1 day

Continuing Education: Materials needed to obtain CEUs/CMEs will be made available. 


Any questions regarding the summit can be directed to Veronika Scavacini at vscavacini@unr.edu




Course Content

  1. 01
    • Southern Nevada Harm Reduction Summit Welcome

    • Download Southern Nevada Calendar Reminder

    • Demographic Survey

    • Summit Agenda

    • Summit Speakers

    • Summit Tracks

    • Locations and Parking

    • Summit Evaluation

The content of this event is intended to educate and engage the public on various public health topics. The views of these series are solely the authors and may not reflect the opinions and beliefs of the LIHIE or its affiliates.