“We know in our bones that we’ve been here before. Maybe not this exact moment but we’ve been through these kinds of struggles for collective survival. And what have we learned along the way that we can keep tapping into as we’re building our own collective resilience and trying to navigate this together.”

Daniel Raymond (He/Him)

Deputy Director of Planning and Policy

COVID-19 Resources for People Who Use Drugs and Harm Reduction Providers

Created in collaboration with Higher Ground Harm Reduction, Reynolds Health Strategies and Vital Strategies

Tips for Safer Drug Use During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Understand the basics of COVID-19, how you can protect yourself and practice safer drug use.

English Portugese

Recommendations for Syringe Service and Harm Reduction Operations

Learn how to prioritize and prepare your team to protect their health and meet the needs of the people you serve.

English Español

COVID-19 Stimulant Use and Harm Reduction Tip Sheet

Tips for stimulant-preferring or polydrug users, focusing on amphetamines, cocaine and crack cocaine.

Get the Tip Sheet

Fear COVID-19? Current US Drug Policy Spreads It

US drug policy increases the spread of COVID-19 to people who use drugs and other marginalized groups. Understand how in this article by NHRC and the Drug Policy Alliance.

Read the article

Virtual Office Hours

Our work thrives on connection. While the National Harm Reduction Offices are closed, we’re hosting virtual office hours for folks who need to connect with us.

If you have questions or answers about the impact of COVID-19 on harm reduction programs, syringe service programs, or outreach work for people who use drugs, engage in sex work or are vulnerable to structural violence, share your voice.

Resources We Love Created by Organizations We Respect

It takes all hands to respond to this crisis. We’ve cultivated a small collection of great COVID-19 resources created by other groups focused on harm reduction work.

Expand Your Knowledge. Build Your Power.

If your community needs expanded access to harm reduction services, learn how you can help.

Become a Harm Reduction Champion.