date posted 06.18.15
Community programs report over 26,000 uses of naloxone by laypeople
At least 644 naloxone programs across 30 states & D.C.
Community-based overdose prevention programs providing naloxone have expanded dramatically since 2010, according to a new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report, co-authored by Eliza Wheeler of the Harm Reduction Coalition, found that by June 2014, at least 644 local, community-based opioid overdose prevention programs in the United States provide naloxone to laypeople, including drug users, their friends and family, and service providers who may witness an overdose.
date posted 06.16.15
DRAFT BILL ALLOWS SOME FLEXIBILITY ON USE OF FUNDS FOR SYRINGE ACCESS PROGRAMS!
Breaking News: Draft bill includes new language allowing some flexibility
date posted 06.01.15
FREE 1 DAY COURSES!
June is LGBT Pride Month. For all upcoming LGBT training sessions see our June Training Calendar
date posted 05.12.15
HARM REDUCTION SAVES LIVES. JUST ASK TERRELL
Watch the powerful first video in our new #enablinghealth campaign.
date posted 04.13.15
TIME TO RECLAIM THE WORD “ENABLING”
“I got into harm reduction to enable people who use drugs. I enable them to protect themselves and their communities from HIV, HCV and overdose”.
The faces, voices and stories of the harm reduction community
Harm Reduction Coalition
Harm Reduction Coalition is a national advocacy and capacity-building organization that works to promote the health and dignity of individuals and communities who are impacted by drug use.