amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Please join us for a Capitol Hill Briefing In cooperation with Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Martin Heinrich, and Senator Elizabeth Warren Tuesday, July 23, 2013 2:30–4:00 P.M. U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Entrance at First Street NE and East Capitol Street Room 208-209 Washington, DC The briefing will review syringe services programs working on the front lines of the nation’s opioid and heroin epidemics. A short film produced by amfAR, titled The Exchange, will be screened. It will be followed by a discussion of program and policy issues critical to advancing public safety and health on topics including addiction, overdose, HIV and hepatitis C. Discussants include: JIM PUGEL Police Chief, Seattle, WA JENNIFER HAVENS, Ph.D., M.P.H. Center on Drug and Alcohol Research University of Kentucky College of Medicine KRISTIN DUBAY HORTON, M.P.H. Director of Health and Social Services