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Harm Reduction for the Homeless

Homelessness is a major issue facing communities across the country. It constitutes a crisis in public health and public safety. Dr. Sharon Meieran describes the root causes of homelessness; she discusses the concept of harm reduction as applied to homelessness, and how supportive housing can improve retention and overall wellness in the long term. Dr. Meieran serves as a Commissioner for Multnomah County. She is a former lawyer, and she practices emergency medicine in the Portland area.

Presenter : 
Sharon Meieran
Sunday, November 21, 2021