Tracie Gardner & Kimberly Sue

Tracie Gardner is the senior vice president of policy advocacy at the Legal Action Center, overseeing both New York and federal policy advocacy work on LAC’s core issues related to substance use, harm reduction and criminal-legal system reform. She has worked for more than 30 years in the health and social services policy arena as a policy advocate, trainer and lobbyist. From 2015-2017, she served as the assistant secretary of mental hygiene for New York, where she oversaw the state’s addiction, mental health and developmental disabilities agencies. @TracieMGardner


Dr. Kimberly Sue is the medical director of the National Harm Reduction Coalition and assistant professor of medicine with the Program in Addiction Medicine (Division of General Internal Medicine) at Yale University School of Medicine. She also currently serves as an attending physician at the Central Medical Unit of the APT Foundation, supervises fellows and trainees within the Yale Addiction Medicine Fellowship program, and is an attending physician on the hospital-based Yale Addiction Medicine Consult Service. @DrKimSue


Harm Reduction for All Drugs and All People? The Government Isn’t Sure.

Harm reduction, once a term of relative obscurity, is now splashed all over the headlines. In March, harm reduction advocates…

April 21, 2022