Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. A comprehensive prevention strategy, harm reduction is part of the continuum of care. Harm reduction approaches have proven to prevent death, injury, disease, overdose, and prevent substance misuse or disorder. Harm reduction is an effective approach to addressing the public health epidemic involving substance use as well as infectious disease and other harms associated with drug use.

Naloxone

Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can reverse an overdose from opioids, including heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioid medications. Click here for trainings, updates, and more.

Medication Assisted Therapy

Medication-assisted Therapy (MAT) also know as Medication-assisted Recovery (MAR) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.