Harm Reduction Strategies

  • Know your dealer​

  • Start low, go slow​

  • Do not mix substances​

  • Do not share equipment to reduce risk of Hep C & HIV​

  • Carry opioid drug testing strips​

  • Carry Naloxone with you​

  • Call 911 if you expect an overdose

  • If you have OD’d before, you are 9x more likely to OD again​

  • Never use alone. Buddy up or have someone check in with you​

  • Know your limits​

  • The Good Samaritan Act will protect you from simple possession charges if you call 911 in event of an overdose