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Time's Up! Harm Reduction Symposium

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Saint John Regional Hospital

400 University Avenue

Saint John, NB E2L 4L4

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EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS + TRAINEES - TIME'S UP! HARM REDUCTION SYMPOSIUM

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TIME'S UP

HARM REDUCTION SYMPOSIUM

CALL TO ACTION

Substance use morbidity and mortality is on the rise within Canada!

The opioid crisis continues to claim the lives of Canadians, shown by the approximate 4000 lives that were lost in 2017 due to opioid overdose. Twelve new HIV cases were confirmed in New Brunswick in 2017, 22% directly attributed to injection drug use. In addition, 2,467 people live with Hepatitis C in New Brunswick, 13 of which are new cases.

It is time to enforce community capacity building to address these complex issue. The Harm Reduction Symposium Committee will provide innovative approaches and sustainability to improve access to care for vulnerable populations.

The 3rd annual Harm Reduction Symposium will bring together many stakeholders to raise awareness, educate, and enhance harm reduction collaboration.

Agenda coming soon!

There will be three sessions. Please register for each of the sessions you plan on attending:

Practical Training for Frontline Healthcare Providers: March 27th 12:45-4:00pm at the Saint John Regional Hospital Level 1 Amphitheatre

Evening Gala: March 27th 6:00pm-9:00pm at The Cornerstone, 42 Leinster St, Saint John, NB E2L 1J1

Harm Reduction Symposium: March 28th 9:00am-4:00pm at the Saint John Regional Hospital Level 1 Amphitheatre

** There will be an oportunity for host and information booth or poster presentation Saturday. Please indicate your interest when registering or contact Samantha Wentzell at samantha.wentzell@horizonnb.ca

*** There is some capacity to assist inidviduals with registration fee and/or travel expenses. If you would like more information on finacial assistance please contact Dr. Gander at sarah.gander@horizonnb.ca

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Saint John Regional Hospital

400 University Avenue

Saint John, NB E2L 4L4

Canada

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