A perspective and set of practical strategies to reduce the negative consequences of drug use, incorporating a spectrum of strategies from safer use to abstinence.
Expands naloxone access to drug users and their loved ones, and includes training on overdose recognition and response (including calling 911 and rescue breathing).
Offers people who inject drugs a safe way to dispose of used hypodermic needles, helping to reduce the transmission of blood borne diseases like HIV and Hepatitis C.
Find information you need to start prescribing and dispensing naloxone (Narcan) rescue kits, including resources containing further information about this life-saving medicine.
Harm Reduction Coalition is a national advocacy and capacity-building organization that works to promote the health and dignity of individuals and communities who are impacted by drug use.
NASEN is a national network of syringe exchange programs (SEPs), those who support them, and the people they serve.
Find a complete list of pharmacies in Connecticut with staff certified to prescribe naloxone.
Find a complete list of Syringe Services Programs (SSPs) in Connecticut.
OPEN Access CT's mission is to educate and train Connecticut residents on how to prevent opiate-related overdoses by using Naloxone.