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Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution Programs in Jails and Prisons

Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution Programs in Jails and  Prisons

A Primer for Implementation of OEND Programs in Jails and Prisons Launched

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Talking with Clients about Fentanyl

Talking with Clients about Fentanyl

This 2-hour webinar was presented by Harm Reduction Coalition’s Kacey Byczek, Capacity Building Services Manager East, and Kristen Marshall, DOPE Project Manager, on November 15th, 2018.  The webinar reviews basic information about fentanyl and focuses on how to discuss risk and harm reduction options surrounding fentanyl-use with a person who uses drugs (PWUD), or with their non-using networks. Topics in this […]

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Naloxone Dispensing in Pharmacies and the Naloxone Copayment Assistance Program (N-CAP)

Naloxone Dispensing in Pharmacies and the Naloxone Copayment Assistance Program (N-CAP)

This webinar was presented by Harm Reduction Coalition’s Medical Director, Dr. Sharon Stancliff, on December 15th, 2017. New York State has replaced the replaced the Amphastar generic product with the Adapt Narcan® single step formulation as part of the Opioid Overdose Initiative. NYSDOH has created the Naloxone Co-payment Assistance Program (N-CAP). Individuals with prescription coverage as […]

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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 Join Judson Memorial Church, Harm Reduction Coalition and community partners for Shaping Sanctuary: Community Forum on the Role of Communities of Faith in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and interfaith service of love and lament for lives lost to overdose. RSVP here.

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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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