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Parent Talk Live Special Edition: Harm Reduction & Harm Reduction Programs

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Tonight, we are discussing Harm Reduction and Harm Reduction programs. Our guests are Rachel Peaytt, a second-year pharmacy student at the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy and a UCSOP Fellow and Dr. Lindsay Acree Lindsay Acree graduated from the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy in 2013. She is currently an assistant professor  at the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy

Harm Reduction programs typically include needle exchange as well as free testing for HIV and Hepatitis C. In addition, recovery services are offered and counselors are on site. Some programs also offer birth control services for patients/clients.

The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy offers its student pharmacists a technology-infused, dynamic, and rigorous curriculum that prepares graduates to practice in today’s rapidly changing health care environment. Our student pharmacists are trained to know about the body, medications, and what happens when medications enter a healthy body as well as a diseased body.

The mission of the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy is to to prepare pharmacists who will provide comprehensive patient care, to advance the profession through research and advocacy, and to serve the community as leaders in rural health.

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