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 Harm Reduction Center

   Las Vegas

Lisa is a Peer Counselor and Outreach Specialist at Trac-B Exchange.  She worked in Harm Reduction in New York City for seven years before moving to Las Vegas and joining the team at Trac-B.  There she specialized in outreach for homeless youth and the traveling community.  

Pets: My two cats, Taco & Kiki 

Lived in Las Vegas:  2.5 years 

Hobbies:  Dancing, music, family outings 

Dream Vacation:  Amsterdam

Favorite Musical Artists:  The Black Keys, Bob Marley, Sublime, Hozier

Harm Reduction Goal:  To make sure that nobody feels helpless or hopeless and to give everyone the respect and compassion they deserve.

Spencer is a Peer Recovery Support Specialist at Trac-B.  You can usually find him here at the office providing resources to those seeking recovery but he also enjoys going out into the community to help those in need, participating in Trac-B’s outreach program. 

Favorite color: blue

Pets: none

Lived in Las Vegas: 22 years

Hobby: Riding my motorcycle

Dream Vacation: Australia

Favorite Music Artist: anything but country!

Harm Reduction Goal: To helo people meet their goals wherever they are in life.

Ben is a Peer Recovery Support Specialist at Trac-B.  You can usually find him here at the office providing resources to those seeking recovery but he also enjoys going out into the community to help those in need, participating in Trac-B’s outreach program. 


Favorite Color: Orange and Brown

Pets: Murphy (Great Dane)

Lived in Las Vegas: 40 years

Hobby: Spending my spare time with my wife and 4 children.

Dream Vacation: Galápagos Island but Hawaii would even suffice

Favorite Music Artist: Stevie Wonder, Phil Collins and Pink Floyd
Harm Reduction Goal: To help make a positive change, no matter how big or small, in the lives of every person/client I work with.

Lacey is the Ryan White and Data Specialist for Trac-B Exchange. Lacey is normally on the computer coordinating data or on the phone assisting clients with the Ryan White Rideshare program. She also helps at the front desk assisting clients with their exchanges and Naloxone education and training.

Favorite Color: Teal

Pets: Cora (Irish Setter) Taco (Chihuahua) & Astro (Spaniel Mix)

Ace, Missy & Dazzle (Cats)

Honey & Badger (Ferrets)

Spyro & Sparx (Bearded Dragons)

Freckles & Kai (Crested Geckos)

Nova (Gargoyle Gecko)

Peach (Leopard Gecko)

Rune, Tip, Echo, Lilith, Beckett, Fader & Blossom (Ball Pythons)

Pixel (Tricolored Hognose)

Wednesday (Mexican Black King Snake)

 Lived In Las Vegas: 30 years

 Hobby: Spending time with my kids, husband and animals.

 Dream Vacation: Traveling around the U.S. with my family to go to every amusement park we can find and riding all the rides.

 Favorite Music Artist: Backstreet Boys

 Harm Reduction Goal: To bring awareness and resources to help prevent and save people from overdose.

Christina is coordinator of sex work harm reduction services as well as public relations/media specialist. 

Favorite Color: Pink

Pet: Patufa (basenji/lab) & Pat (bearded dragon)

Lived in Las Vegas- 6 years

Hobbies: Travel, documentaries

Dream Vacation: Tokyo, Japan

Favorite music : Lana Del Rey

Goal: Reduce drug stigma and improve the lives of sex workers.

Rick is the Program Director for Trac-B Exchange. He is usually found in the conference room working on projects into the wee-hours of the night. Rick is the person that got Trac-B started and works tirelessly to keep it open.

 

Favorite Color: Blue and Green

Pets: none

Lived in Las Vegas: 40 years

Hobby: Going to Concerts, traveling

Dream Vacation: Orbit the Earth

Favortite Music Artist: Tedschi Trucks Band, Beth Hart, Joss Stone, Warren Haynes

Harm Reduction Goal: Promote the concept of harm reduction universally in society

 

Trac-B Exchange Staff

Jason is the client outreach and resource specialist for Trac-B Exchange. He works at the front desk during the hours that we are open and also manages all of the outreach and off-site syringe exchange and naloxone distribution for our community. You will see him at all of the community events and doing harm reduction throughout the city.

Favorite Color: Purple and Blue

Pets: None

Lived in Las Vegas: 5 years

Hobby: Hiking and river rafting

Dream Vacation: Fiji

Favorite Music Artist: Gorillaz and Tool

HarmReduction Goal: Promote a healthy lifestyle

Chelsi is the Program Manager at Trac-B Exchange. She is usually in the office but will occasionally be working the front desk. Chelsi is your go-to person if you are interested in going to detox or recovery.

Favorite Color: Lilac Purple and Black

Pets: Nate (Jack Russell/ Schnauzer)

Lived in Las Vegas: 17 years

Hobby: Hiking and planning weekend trips

Dream Vacation: Fiji or Tahiti

Favortite Music Artist: The Rolling Stones, Mariah Carey and Linda Rondstadt

Harm Reduction Goal: Encourage Sex Work Harm reduction