The mission of HRNA is to promote the advancement of harm reduction nursing through practice, education, research, and advocacy. HRNA strives to achieve its mission through the following actions:

  • Serving as a national voice for harm reduction and related nursing issues
  • Promoting education and continuous learning opportunities for nurses
  • Providing opportunities to share nursing knowledge, expertise and practices
  • Encouraging evidence-based harm reduction nursing practices
  • Creating a dynamic network to support and mentor nurses across the country
  • Advocating for the creation and implementation of harm reduction policies
  • Working collaboratively with partners to address structural conditions that create harms
  • Advocating for the rights and dignity of people who use drugs and their families

Board of Directors


Corey Ranger


Kate Harland


Kate Hodgson


Meaghan Brown

Regional Representative

Michelle Danda

Regional Representative

Bryce Koch

Regional Representative

Taliesin Magboo Cahill