Prime for Life
August 25th and 27th from 2:00pm-6:00pm via Zoom
Prime for Life is an evidence-based motivational prevention, intervention and pretreatment program specifically designed for people who might be making high risk choices with drugs and alcohol. It is designed to change drinking and drug use behaviors by changing beliefs, attitudes, risk perceptions, motivations and the knowledge of how to reduce the risk of alcohol- and drug-related problems.
Webinar: Harm Reduction: Meeting People Where They’re at and Empowering Them to Make Better Choices
August 26th from 1:00-2:00pm
Harm reduction refers to policies, programs and practices that aim to minimize the negative health, social and legal impacts associated with substance misuse, policies and laws. Harm reduction fundamentally grounded in principles that aim to protect human rights and improve public health, while treating people who use drugs–along with their families and communities–with compassion and dignity. Harm reduction policies and practices are informed by a strong body of evidence that shows intervention to be effective, practical, feasible, safe and cost-effective in any social, cultural and economic setting.
Ryan Fowler, CRSW
A native of New Hampshire, Ryan is a person in sustained recovery. He is a formed injection drug user and credits being alive and its clean bill of health to harm reduction and evidence-based treatment. After working in addiction treatment and recovery, Ryan began focusing on public health strategies and overdose prevention efforts. He is passionate about helping other people who use drugs to stay alive and find-recovery.
In January 2020 Ryan began his current position as Harm Reduction Coordinator at the Claremont Exchange. Ryan is also a Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW), HIV Update Trainer, Naloxone Trainer, Peer Support Supervisor, Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist, Harm Reductionist, Recovery Coach Academy Trainer and a Board Member of the NH Providers Association.
SAVE THE DATE: 20th Annual CADY Prevention Summit
May 21, 2021
Plymouth State University, Merrill Place Conference Center
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements, the 2020 Prevention Summit has been postponed to Friday, May 21, 2021. The phenomenal Dr. Robert Brooks will be back by popular demand! Keynote: “The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Ourselves and Others.”