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Welcome to Changing the Conversation! We discuss critical and timely topics focused on equity, homelessness, substance use, mental health, and trauma. Our hosts interview health and human service experts, researchers, and advocates. Conversations explore how we can adapt our systems to the rapidly changing landscape of social services.

Jan 8, 2019

Kristen Paquette and Vicki Steen discuss the opioid epidemic and overdose prevention strategies including harm reduction and medication assisted treatment.

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Praxis: Training for MA Addiction Professionals

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services, MA Department of Public Health

Medication Assisted Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Harm Reduction, Harm Reduction International

CDC joins Department of Public Health in investigating HIV cluster among people who inject drugs, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Centers for Disease Control

Syringe services programs, Centers for Disease Control

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