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Video address from Gil Kerlikowske, Director of US ONDCP

Video address from Gil Kerlikowske, Director of US ONDCP

Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the US Office of National Drug Control Policy, gave a pre-recorded address to attendees to the 9th National Harm Reduction Conference held in Portland, OR in November 2012. This is a big deal – not long ago, the US government wouldn’t even allow the words harm reduction to be spoken. Now, […]

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Bipartisan Federal Plan Proposed to Reduce National Overdose Epidemic

Harm Reduction Coalition Media Advisory For Immediate Release: August 3, 2012 Contact: Hilary McQuie 510-444-6969 x11 Bipartisan Federal Plan Proposed to Reduce National Overdose Epidemic Support Sought to Expand Take-Home Naloxone Prevention Community Programs Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (D-MD), along with Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) and twenty-six other Members of Congress, introduced HR 6311: […]

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Prescribe Naloxone!

Prescribe Naloxone!

Naloxone has been in the news more and more lately. Earlier this month, the FDA held a meeting to discuss what steps would be needed to increase access to naloxone nationally.  While the road may be long until we see over-the-counter access for everyone who needs it, there is some really great momentum on the […]

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New Report Illustrates Positive Impact of Take-Home Naloxone Programs

New Report Illustrates Positive Impact of Take-Home Naloxone Programs

Harm Reduction Coalition Media Advisory For Immediate Release: February 16, 2012 Contact: Eliza Wheeler (510) 444-6969 New Report Illustrates Positive Impact of Take-Home Naloxone Programs Community Overdose Prevention Programs Save 10,000 Lives Since 1996  NATIONWIDE –The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report today on Community-Based Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs Providing Naloxone. […]

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Naloxone Works! I’m the Evidence Video Project

Naloxone Works! I’m the Evidence Video Project

Have you ever saved someone’s life using Naloxone? Has your life ever been saved with Naloxone? In collaboration with the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network and with the support of harm reduction organizations all over the world, Harm Reduction Coalition is declaring that WE ARE THE EVIDENCE – NALOXONE WORKS! To watch videos of naloxone success […]

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Cocaine, Speed, and “Overdose”: What Should We Be Doing?

Cocaine, Speed, and “Overdose”: What Should We Be Doing?

By Eliza Wheeler, DOPE Project, Harm Reduction Coalition, San Francisco Re-posted from the Overdose Prevention Alliance blog – a great resource that we encourage you to check out! This blog was written as a two-part series about cocaine and stimulant-related deaths and what harm reductionists can start doing about it. The first part is a […]

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