Good Community Health

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Community Safety

Keith Brown, MPH

About Keith

As Director of Community Health & Safety, Keith Brown, MPH, works with municipalities and groups to develop and implement innovative, evidence-based approaches to complex issues like substance use, mental health, homelessness, and overdose. 

Keith has over 20 years of experience providing direct services to individuals impacted by HIV and other chronic illnesses, as well as prevention services for communities and individuals at-risk for HIV, Hepatitis C, and other conditions. He is the former Executive Director of a multi-service community-based nonprofit organization and a founder of Project Safe Point, the Capital Region's first syringe exchange and comprehensive harm reduction program. 

Experience

Director of Health and Harm Reduction 

Katal Center for Health, Equity and Justice 

2016-2019

Associate Executive Director

Catholic Charities and AIDS Services 

2006-2013

Director, Community Health & Safety

rprt, LLC 

2019-present

Executive Director 

Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services

2013-2016

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Expertise 

Harm Reduction| programs and practices that aim to keep people safe and minimize injury, disease and death from high risk behavior 

Social Determinants of Health| income, education and physical environment are all evaluated to improve areas in need of assistance 

Case Management| patient assessment and subsequent delivery of comprehensive care 

Drug Policy| reforming existing drug laws in an effort to curb drug use and incarceration

Pre-arrest Diversion| collaboration with law enforcement to get people treatment as an alternative to arrest

Educating the State

Presentations 

Guest speaking on topics including:

  • The overdose crisis and opioids

  • Harm reduction

  • Pre-arrest diversion 

  • Municipal reform 

  • Drug policy

  • Case management/care coordination

  • Stigma in healthcare

  • Criminal justice reform 

  • U.S. drug war

Trainings 

Hands-on training for individuals and groups in areas of: 

  • Motivational interviewing 

  • Harm reduction 

  • Engaging hard to reach peoples

  • Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD)

  • Harm reduction care coordination

  • Understanding drug use & addiction

Assisted Municipalities 

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