Many parts of young people’s lives remain hidden in plain sight, they may have unsupported behavioral health concerns, challenges, and/or experienced family instability, abuse, violence, and rejection. Youth engagement and providing stability can play a meaningful role in supporting overdose prevention and linkages to treatment. Join us for the next Web Forum in our Meet the Partner series for a live discussion with Graciela Razo, Harm Reduction Coordinator for Safe Horizon’s Streetwork Project in New York City. We will speak with Graciela about the role harm reduction and youth outreach play in overdose prevention, how to partner effectively, and what strategies look like in action. Read more about Graciela's story here.


Graciela Razo

Harm Reduction Coordinator

Streetwork Project, Safe Horizon

New York, NY

Graciela Razo is the Harm Reduction Coordinator at Safe Horizon Streetwork Project in New York City. Graciela got her Bachelor’s degree from University of North Texas in journalism and political science, then made her way to New York City to work at Streetwork Project in 2013. She started as an…

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Carmen Rita Nevarez, MD, MPH

Sr. Vice President Emeritus, External Relations and Preventive Medicine

Public Health Institute

Oakland, CA

  • Director, Center for Health Leadership and Practice, Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA

Carmen Nevarez, MD, MPH, is PHI's Senior Vice President for External Relations and Preventive Medicine Advisor and the Director of the Center for Health Leadership and Practice. A long-standing voice for the public's health, Nevarez is responsible for developing relationships with health and public health organizations and interests, advocating for…

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