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Webinar: The Role of MLPs in Harm Reduction Models

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Enabling Staff
Secondary Audience: Clinicians

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: In this webinar, MLP practitioners from HealthLinc (FQHC) and Indiana Legal Services, Inc. shared strategies to help health centers and MLP staff increase their understanding of current public health approaches to designing and implementing effective harm reduction models. Specifically, participants learned to: • Understand the role of health centers in addressing substance use disorder • Understand how MLPs play a role in addressing substance use disorder • Learn by example: How HealthLinc’s MLPs provides a holistic harm reduction and recovery intervention for their community

Resource Topic: , Special and Vulnerable Populations, , , , Health Equity

Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorders, Enabling Services (ES), Access and Equity , , , Social Determinants of Health (SDOH).

Keywords: Access to Care, Health Risk and Behavior, Legal Issues, Medical Legal Partnerships (MLPs).

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.