LIVE: Harm Reduction 101

Monday, November 8, 2021 from 9am to 12pm

This course is open to CORGI Grantees and will be held on Zoom. If you need the Zoom link, please email zoe.renfro@maryland.gov. If you have questions, email mahrti@bhsbaltimore.org. We look forward to seeing you!

Instructor(s)

Miera Corey

MaHRTI Coordinator

Miera Corey graduated from Morgan State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She has six years of experience with the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Lighthouse Studies at PEER Point, a harm reduction research program focused on Baltimore City residents with HIV/STD high-risk behaviors. Miera worked as the Evaluation Coordinator for Wraparound, Systems of Care, and National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative programs at the Institute for Innovation and Implementation before joining Behavioral Health System Baltimore as a coordinator for the Maryland Harm Reduction Training Institute.

Rae Elkasabany

MaHRTI Coordinator

Rae Elkasabany graduated from West Virginia University with a bachelor's degree in Biology and Spanish. She has six years' experience working in direct outreach harm reduction, drug policy reform advocacy, and harm reduction education through the public health nonprofit DanceSafe. Rae has also worked as a science educator for over seven years before joining the Maryland Harm Reduction Training Institute in 2020. Her favorite harm reduction topics to discuss are drug pharmacology and drug checking.

Sal Corbin

MaHRTI Coordinator

Sal Corbin worked for 15 years in academia as a psychology professor before transitioning to nonprofit work. He has done workforce development training and program management and is now a training coordinator for the Maryland Harm Reduction Institute. His vision is to help others build and maintain healthy relationships, with conflict transformation as the primary focus. His extensive background in leadership facilitation supports his efforts to keep showing up and sharing.