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New York State Launches Naloxone Co-pay Assistance Program

New York State Launches Naloxone Co-pay Assistance Program

As overdose deaths increase, state health department reduces financial barriers to overdose reversal drug August 7th, 2017 For immediate release Contact:  Dr. Sharon Stancliff, Medical Director, Harm Reduction Coalition  (212) 377-9127 stancliff@harmreduction.org Harm Reduction Coalition applauds the New York State Health Department’s leadership in improving access to the overdose reversal drug naloxone. As overdose deaths […]

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Role of Communities of Faith in Addressing the Opioid Overdose Crisis

Role of Communities of Faith in Addressing the Opioid Overdose Crisis

INTERFAITH SERVICE FOR LIVES LOST TO OVERDOSE

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What’s the Scoop on Fentanyl?

What’s the Scoop on Fentanyl?

What’s the Scoop on Fentanyl? This  2-hour webinar webinar was presented by Harm Reduction Coalition’s William Matthews, Physician Assistant, on March 29th, 2017.  The webinar focuses on Fentanyl, a potent, synthetic opioid pain medication that has been associated with the recent surge in opioid related overdose deaths.  Fentanyl has been found as a contaminant in the illicit […]

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Awareness is Not Enough—It is Time for Action to End Overdose Deaths in NYC

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day, a day for mourning and activism. Our nation has finally become aware of the scope of this epidemic.  Overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, a talking point for presidential candidates and President Obama himself. In New York City, we have been hit particularly […]

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International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day

NEED FOR GREATER OVERDOSE PREVENTION EFFORTS IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 31, 2016 Press Contact: Mike Selick, Hepatitis C Program Coordinator, Harm Reduction Coalition selick@harmreduction.org, 201-755-3474 Drug Overdose Mortality Rate Increased 66% Citywide in the Past Year with a 51% Increase in Overdose Deaths Among Latinos. New York, NY – On International […]

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NYS Pharmacies

Welcome to the New York State Naloxone Pharmacy Standing Orders page Harm Reduction Coalition is funded NYS Department of Health to provide a standing order to dispense naloxone to pharmacies across New York State who would otherwise have no prescriber. If you are in NYC visit this site. Western NY counties: Erie, Wyoming, Niagara, Orleans, […]

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Naloxone for San Francisco Police Department!

Naloxone for San Francisco Police Department!

HRC PARTNERS WITH SF POLICE TO PREVENT OVERDOSE Harm Reduction Coalition has partnered with the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) and the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH), to distribute the lifesaving drug naloxone.

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Harm Reduction Coalition Calls for Solutions to Naloxone Price Increases

The Harm Reduction Coalition is calling upon policy makers to address the rising costs of the lifesaving medication naloxone in the fight to address opioid overdose fatalities.  Opioid overdose is the leading cause of injury related death in the United States– a significant public health threat that has taken over a hundred thousand lives in […]

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5 Minutes Is All It Takes To Identify and Reverse an Overdose

5 Minutes Is All It Takes To Identify and Reverse an Overdose

LEARN TO SAVE A LIFE IN UNDER 10 MINUTES! Harm Reduction Coalition’s Eliza Wheeler says “Access to naloxone should be low-threshold and does not require extensive instruction.” New research says: brief is effective.

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Join the Naloxone Nation!

Join the Naloxone Nation!

2013 and 2014 have been momentous years for overdose prevention advocates. Across the nation we’re successfully fighting for – and winning – expanded naloxone access.

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