Harm Reduction conferences have a long lasting history in Europe, with in the last couple of years  conferences in Marseille 2011, Basel and Amsterdam in 2014.

In 2018, the conference will be organised by the Correlation Network in cooperation with Romanian partners and different European Networks and partners,  such as Infodrug Switzerland, the European Network of People Who Use Drugs, the Eurasian Harm Reduction Association and the European Joint Action HA-REACT..

Main streams of the programme will address harm reduction research, policy and practice. We strive to include the experiences of People Who Use Drugs and other community groups in the line-up of speakers and sessions.

Programme highlights:

Abstracts on the following topics will be prioritized:

  • New substances, drug checking and the role of the internet

  • Recovery

  • Aging drug user

  • Drug Consumption Rooms

  • Migrants and Drug Use

  • Harm Reduction goes digital social media, media communication

  • HCV research in the community

  • Overdose prevention

  • Naloxone

  • Public space and drug consumption

  • Peer involvement

  • Harm Reduction and Gender

  • Harm Reduction and LGBT+ community

  • Prison

  • Sex work Monitoring Harm Reduction

  • Cannabis and Harm Reduction

  • The lack of answers: increasing ATS consumption

  • Law enforcement

  • Legal substances