Dean Lemire

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Presenter Bio

In his various roles across the substance use disorders continuum of care, Dean LeMire has facilitated the expansion of improved, person-centered, and community-based service delivery. Dean is known as a valuable resource for grassroots organizations that provide peer recovery support services and traditional harm-reduction-oriented services. In New Hampshire, Dean was instrumental in forming a statewide network of Recovery Community Organizations, as well as a statewide network of syringe services programs as a founding board member of the New Hampshire Harm Reduction Coalition and as co-founder of Hand Up Health Services, a multi-county syringe services program. In Texas, Dean cofounded the Texas Harm Reduction Alliance and served as President of RecoveryATX, a Recovery Community Organization serving East Austin residents. Dean now writes and trains curricula for peer recovery support providers and serves as Senior Recovery Services Manager for WEconnect Health Management.