HIT Hot Topics


HIT Hot Topics 2017

lutyens crypt, Liverpool, 10 November

We are now in our seventh conference year, and still going strong.

We at HIT believe that a conference focused on harm reduction is more important than ever given the current UK situation in terms of drug related deaths, novel psycoactive drugs, chemsex and a lack of political will to promote evidence-based approaches to these issues.

We hope that you'll join us in Liverpool for what we know is going to be an amazing series of events.

Was ‘Hot Topic’s’ a HIT?

Article from Volteface

Now in its seventh year, the HIT ‘Hot Topics’ Conference on harm reduction took place on November 10th at Lutyens Crypt in Liverpool. In the context of rising drug related deaths, treatment cuts, novel psychoactive drugs and rising chemsex population harm reduction is more important than ever. From my experience of working in treatment for 9 years and my current role in policy I would be inclined to agree.

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Emma Roberts
Nanna Gotfredsen
Emma Roberts
Susanne MacGregor
Emma Roberts
Emma Roberts
Harry Shapiro
Patriic Gayle
Sue McCutcheon
Sue McCutcheon
Stephen Malloy

Naomi Burke-Shyne

Craig Reinarman
Delon Human
Joe Kean

Jennifer Randall

Featured speaker

Naomi Burke-Shyne

Deputy Director, Harm Reduction International

Naomi Burke-Shyne is the Deputy Director of Harm Reduction International (HRI), a leading research and advocacy organisation working to promote and expand support for harm reduction, evidence-based public health policies and practices, and human rights based approaches to drug policy.

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Side events

Time to be social
As always HIT have organised side events to make sure that people get to make the most of us all being together in the same city.

Harm reduction cafe

9 November, Venue TBA

After conference gig

10 November 10, 8pm Cavern Club

Contact HIT

HIT, The Foundry
38 Henry Street
Liverpool L1 5BS

0844 412 0972

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