Work in Action
The best way to understand the effectiveness of harm reduction strategies and solutions is to look at the results of active harm reduction programs.
National Harm Reduction Coalition puts strategies and ideas into action in the real world to create measurable and dramatic change.
See how we’re transforming lives and communities together.
HepConnect Initiative: Responding to the Rise of Hepatitis C in Greater Appalachia
The single largest funding in history specifically for harm reduction programs.
Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia
Awarded $5.3 million in grants to 32 organizations for 44 projects to respond to the rise in hepatitis C rates in Greater Appalachia.
Faith in Harm Reduction: Faith-Based Leadership in Harm Reduction
The only program in the country dedicated to building capacity and mobilizing community at the intersection of harm reduction and faith-based organizing.
Judson Memorial Church
Worked with unions of people who use drugs and regional harm reduction programs to co-create community, advocacy, healing and justice events in 10 states
California Regional Efforts: Building on Our Roots for a Lifetime
Statewide training, technical assistance, and convenings to support leadership and connection between harm reduction programs and beyond
California Syringe Exchange Programs (CASEP) coalition
Offering training and technical assistance to 50+ syringe service programs and counting
The DOPE Project: Saving Thousands of Lives Through Naloxone
The largest single-city overdose prevention and naloxone distribution program in the United States.
A wide range of health organizations, researchers, and harm reduction groups
Trained more than 13,000 people in San Francisco alone to administer naloxone, reversing at least 1,500 overdoses each year.
New York Regional Efforts: Increasing Statewide Harm Reduction Capacity
Naloxone and syringe access, advocacy work and community outreach across New York
New York State Department of Health, HepCure, VOCAL-NY
We spent thousands of hours writing curricula, training, and offering support to harm reduction organizations and beyond to create safe and supportive services for people who use drugs in New York
California Harm Reduction Initiative (CHRI): Funding Syringe Services Programs Statewide
Established by the California Budget Act of 2019 to strengthen substance use disorder response by supporting syringe services programs (SSPs)
California Department of Public Health, Office of AIDS
$15.2 million in grants over three years to support the expansion of harm reduction across the state
Wyoming Statewide Initiative: Increasing Access in Rural Frontier States
Increasing access to services in rural frontier regions, beginning with a two-year statewide initiative in Wyoming
Wyoming State Health Department
Lighthouse Learning Collective: Creating Safer Spaces with LGB/TGNC+ People in New York
Bi-monthly collaboration sessions bring harm reduction and LGBQ/TGNC+ support organizations in New York City together.
New York City Department of Health
Promoting harm reduction values in LGBT/TGNC+ spaces and tools to talk about the intersection of drug use
COVID-19 Response: Harm Reduction Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
Real-time resources for people who use drugs and harm reduction program providers during the pandemic
Higher Ground Harm Reduction, Reynolds Health Strategies, Vital Strategies
Crystal Meth & Black Latinx Blueprint Projects: Serving an Underserved Population
Tools and information to support men who have sex with men (MSM)
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM) and the Counter Narrative Project
Contextualizing the intersection of MSM and crystal meth use for providers to offer better care