Presentation Title

HIV and Opioids

Presenter Information

Mindi Spencer

Abstract

The purpose of this breakout session is to examine the regional context of HIV and opioids from a social justice perspective. We will use Malcom Gladwell’s framework of “tipping points” to understand the evolution of these epidemics and discuss the effect of the current political climate on community-level harm reduction strategies.

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Sep 21st, 11:40 AM Sep 21st, 12:25 PM

HIV and Opioids

The purpose of this breakout session is to examine the regional context of HIV and opioids from a social justice perspective. We will use Malcom Gladwell’s framework of “tipping points” to understand the evolution of these epidemics and discuss the effect of the current political climate on community-level harm reduction strategies.