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INTERNATIONAL

OVERDOSE

AWARENESS DAY

WITH NANCY CAMPBELL

& HEATHER EDNEY

HOMELESS HEALTH CARE LOS ANGELES 
PRESENTS:

Naloxone as a Technology of Solidarity: The History of Opioid Overdose Prevention 

with Author Nancy Campbell and Harm Reduction Activist Heather Edney 

LIVE HERE & HHCLA'S Facebook
WITH Q & A

AUGUST 31ST

6PM- 7PM PDT

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ABOUT NANCY D. CAMPBELL

Nancy D. Campbell is Professor and Head of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is the author of Using Women: Gender, Drug Policy, and Social Justice ; Discovering Addiction: The Science and Politics of Substance Abuse Research; and coauthor of The Narcotic Farm: The Rise and Fall of America's First Prison for Drug Addicts and Gendering Addiction: The Politics of Drug Treatment in a Neurochemical World.

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The history of an unnatural disaster—drug overdose—and the emergence of naloxone as a social and technological solution.

TRAINING & EDUCATION

ABOUT HEATHER EDNEY

Heather Edney is the Director of Communications and Development at Homeless Health Care Los Angeles.  With a 20+ year career working in the field of harm reduction, Heather Edney served as the executive director of one of the first syringe exchange programs in the United States. She is a founding member of the Harm Reduction Coalition and the North American Syringe Exchange Network.

Heather Edney and the Santa Cruz Needle Exchange presents Junkphood:

Junkphood is an educational series created by and for drug users.

Junkphood—practical education in overdose prevention and documentation of drug user experience, all creatively wrapped up in a hip junkie aesthetic.

-Nancy Campbell

 

View full series on heatheredney.com​

ABOUT GREG ELLIS

MODERATOR

In the 1980’s Greg Ellis was an AIDS activist, coordinating the early efforts of syringe distribution in San Francisco, which later became known as Prevention Point.  With 30+ years experience in the field of harm reduction and social services, Greg Ellis continues to work with the street homeless, IVDU communities and in HIV Healthcare.  He currently is a case worker with the Center for Urban Community Services at the Times Square Hotel, founded in 1979 at Columbia University to address New York City’s homelessness crisis. 

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