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Covid-19 Response

COVID-19 Response Harm Reduction Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic COVID-19 is an illness caused by a novel coronavirus that can cause respiratory infection and lead to health problems. The World Health Organization (WHO) defined COVID-19 as a global health emergency and a pandemic, meaning it spread to many people across the world at the same time. ... Covid-19 Response

CASEP PRESS RELEASE: LIFE-SAVING COALITION SHIFTS NARRATIVE ON IOAD

Over black background, bold, all caps text reads, "PRESS RELEASE: LIFE-SAVING STATEWIDE COALITION SHIFTS NARRATIVE ON OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY". Some words are black, highlighted in yellow. Most words are in white. At left is black-and-white lines pattern.

Life-saving statewide coalition shifts the narrative on International Overdose Awareness Day CASEP celebrates the ‘sheroes’/’theyroes’/heroes saving lives across CA   SACRAMENTO, CA, August 30, 2023 — Over 60 harm reduction programs that make up the California Syringe Exchange Programs (CASEP) Coalition are taking collective action August 31 on International Overdose Awareness Day to focus on CASEP PRESS RELEASE: LIFE-SAVING COALITION SHIFTS NARRATIVE ON IOAD

A Peer-Led Initiative Leads Overdose Prevention & Response Within Supportive Housing

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The DOPE SRO Project launched in San Francisco, California during the height of the COVID pandemic. DOPE, an acronym for Drug Overdose Prevention & Education, was created in December 2001 for the purpose of providing overdose education to participants in shelters, jails, treatment programs, and syringe access programs.  The DOPE Project is the oldest of A Peer-Led Initiative Leads Overdose Prevention & Response Within Supportive Housing

Arriving at Puerto Rico: What to Expect

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1. Airport Security The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) manages all the security checkpoints within the airport, and Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has improved its programs to facilitate the entrance of international travelers. Domestic Flights Travelers visiting Puerto Rico from the U.S. arrive at the lower level of the airport and must walk a few Arriving at Puerto Rico: What to Expect

The DOPE SRO Project

The DOPE SRO Project: A Peer-Led Initiative to Prevent Overdose in Supportive Housing In 2021, the U.S. recorded over 100,000 opioid overdose deaths, 1,361 of which were in San Francisco. As the rates of fentanyl use and contamination increased over the last several years, so have overdose rates. In San Francisco, many overdoses were occurring ... The DOPE SRO Project

Anthony Salandy, Ph.D., MSc.

Anthony Salandy, PH.D., MSc., (he/him) Senior Director of Development and Business Strategy salandy@harmreduction.org Anthony Daryl Salandy, Ph.D., MSc. (he/him) is the Senior Director of Development and Business Strategy at National Harm Reduction Coalition. Dr. Salandy has been developing and advancing data-driven solutions to address complex social and organizational challenges for over 20 years. He is ... Anthony Salandy, Ph.D., MSc.

Purple Cloth Face Mask

No one is disposable. ?️ We can keep each other safe. Wear a face mask to protect your neighbors through COVID-19 and send a message: We’re tired of policies and practices that leave people who use drugs, trade sex, and experience structural violence to fend for themselves. For more than 25 years, National Harm Reduction Purple Cloth Face Mask

What’s Next?

What’s Next? The HepConnect regional team will work with grantees and other providers in the region to build out their capacity and address any training needs on an ongoing basis. All grantees will be supported to attend a regional convening event with fellow grantees in early 2020. A third category of funding to support time-limited ... What’s Next?

Harm Reduction Resources Near You

Find Harm Reduction Resources Near You Harm reduction aims to connect people who use drugs to resources and community to thrive. Whether you use drugs, or love someone who does, this page is an access point to resources that support safer drug use. Need Sterile Syringes? Find a local syringe access program using the map ... Harm Reduction Resources Near You

Work In Action

Harm ReductionWork in Action Credit: Nigel Brunsdon 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 ... Work In Action