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No Turning Back

December 1, 2016

On World AIDS Day, Harm Reduction Coalition Commits to Forging Unity in Shared Values to Support People Who Use Drugs Harm Reduction Coalition calls for unity on World AIDS Day to advance and defend our shared values: a commitment to affirming the lives and dignity of people who use drugs by promoting health, respect and […]

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2016

November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), a day to memorialize trans people who have died from transphobic violence and other intersecting forms of oppression and marginalization. According to the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) report on LGBTQ and HIV-affected Hate Violence, 16 transgender and gender non-conforming people were killed in 2015 in the United […]

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Demand Access

November 17, 2016

DEMAND ACCESS FOR THOSE AMONG US WHOM SOCIETY CASTS OUT! Earlier this month, over 1,500 of us gathered in San Diego to demand access. We demanded access to naloxone, sterile syringes, consumption facilities, HCV treatment, evidence-based drug treatment, human rights, social justice and so much more…  

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Landmark Surgeon General Report Endorses Harm Reduction

November 17, 2016

  SYRINGE ACCESS PROGRAMS & PEER-DELIVERED NALOXONE ENDORSED

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Moving Forward with the Future of Harm Reduction

November 10, 2016

Dearest Harm Reduction Community, More than 1,500 of us convened last week in San Diego for the 11th National Harm Reduction Conference. It was our biggest conference ever and a testament to our growing movement. Each session and panel invoked the spirit of harm reduction—unabashed love, support, and advocacy for those among us whom society […]

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Global Harm Reduction Advocates

October 27, 2016

In the lead up to the 11th National Harm Reduction Conference, we’re interviewing a number of influential harm reduction and drug policy reform advocates from around the globe–all of whom will be joining us in person at the conference! The aim is to start an engaging discussion around harm reduction and drug policy reform in the […]

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Comments to FDA on Naloxone in Community Settings

October 6, 2016

SUBMISSION TO FDA’s JOINT ANESTHETIC & ANALGESIC DRUG PRODUCTS & DRUG SAFETY & RISK MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEES The expansion of access to naloxone to laypersons for use outside of hospital settings has become a core strategy at both the federal and state levels in responding to the prescription opioid and heroin overdose epidemic. Layperson access […]

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Recovery Month Roundtable: Harm Reduction & Recovery

September 28, 2016

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH    

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Holding Space for the Unredeemed: Harm Reduction and Justice

September 26, 2016

I spent last Friday in Chicago at the Midwest Harm Reduction Institute’s annual conference. The theme was Growing from Our Roots: This year’s conference theme reflects the importance of honoring the roots of harm reduction. We are thrilled to see harm reduction discourse and practice entering the broader workplace and world. At the same time we must […]

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Can Not Sideline Hepatitis in Opioid Epidemic Response

September 23, 2016

We commend President Obama for his recognition of the many Americans who have died due to overdose and opioid drug use in proclaiming Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week. The work the White House and Congress has done to address the most visible layer of the nation’s issues with opioid use is laudable.  Expansion […]

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