Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EST

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This is an online event.

Registered participants will receive video conference information via email.


Lisa Myers
Program Officer
Interact for Health


Harm Reduction with Orisha Bowers

Wednesday, Dec. 7

2-3:30 p.m.   

Virtual event

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Join Interact for Health for a webinar with Orisha Bowers, Executive Director of the National Harm Reduction Coalition, to learn more about the field of harm reduction. This webinar will include information about:

  • the history and principles of harm reduction.
  • the stigma of harm reduction.
  • the intersection of harm reduction and health equity.
  • self-care for harm reductionists.

A Q&A session of up to 30 minutes will follow the 60 minute presentation.

This event is intended for all individuals working or interested in the field of harm reduction in Interact for Health’s 20 county service area and beyond.


Orisha A. Bowers, Ph.D., is Executive Director of the National Harm Reduction Coalition. Bowers has more than 15 years of experience in social services, nonprofit leadership, grants management, program design and civic leadership. Her life's work is centered on an intentional merging of women’s studies, education, interdisciplinarity and creativity, spirituality, healing, wellness and movement. She uses scholarship and vocation to do healing work in communities of color in reproductive health, women’s issues and communities of faith.

Registration closes 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022

About Interact for Health

Interact for Health is improving the health of all people in our region. We serve as a catalyst by promoting health equity through grants, education, research, policy and engagement. To amplify the impact of our work, Interact for Health focuses on three strategic priorities: reducing tobacco use, addressing the opioid epidemic and ensuring that children have access to health care through school-based health centers. We are an independent foundation that serves 20 counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. More information is available on our website, interactforhealth.org.