New Services @ HACHR!

We are so excited to share that we have two new services at HACHR!

1. HIV and Hepatitis C Testing

We now have HIV and Hepatitis C testing!
‘Case Management Fridays’ @ HACHR.
Please call ahead and find out the best time to come in!

2. Foot Health Clinic

Thanks to our partnership with the Humboldt Health Foundation, we are now able to offer foot health clinics to our consumers. Space and supplies are limited, so be sure to contact someone at HACHR to get signed up!space

*Huge thank you to our funders, staff, volunteers and community advocates for making these programs possible!

New PSA from HACHR!

Unsure about how to safely pick up and dispose of a discarded sharp on the ground? This handy PSA has got you covered! And remember, if you don’t feel comfortable handling sharps, call HACHR and we can come pick them up!

Image Credit: @beyondtype1

Episode 4 of #factsmatter!

This months podcast we talk about our experience at the National Harm Reduction Conference. We discuss SESTA/FOSTA, Peer Leadership, Rural Harm Reduction, and #reframetheblame.  We hope you enjoy this episode!

Click here to listen!

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Big News @ HACHR!

WE ARE NOW AN HIV/HCV QUALIFIED TESTING CENTER!

Since the day we imagined HACHR we have always imagined and in-house Testing to Treatment program. This vision included on site testing and linkage to care and we have diligently been working toward this goal  for a number of years now. We have finally achieved it! We are now one a handful of State and Federally qualified HIV/HCV testing centers locally. We are working with Open Door Community Health Centers to have the ability to immediately connect people with treatment and other resources. We have two Ohio State Masters in Social Work Students who are building and developing case management and navigator positions within our organization. We know the Gold Standard is less referrals and more warm hand offs and that is an approach we value, this newest accomplishment even further solidifies that model into our own program operations.

If you or someone you know may need to be tested please reach out so that we may help get you connected with testing and other services as needed. this service is not only for people who use drugs but is also available for anyone who may be at risk.

HACHR HCV Graphic
Art by: Johnathon DeSoto

Harm Reduction Article!

We wanted to share with you an article by Capital & Main, a journal we were recently highlighted in. The article is titled “Drug Users Fight for Acceptance in California’s Deep North” by Judith Merni.

Click here to read!

Episode 2 of #factsmatter!

Hi Friends! This is our second episode of our podcast called #factsmatter! This episode discusses overdose prevention.  Our next episode will be on Stimulant Overamping and will be out in a few days so keep an eye out for it. Thanks for listening!

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Our New Podcast!

This is our first blog post! We will start to develop regular posts and add them to our site. Our blog posts will range from new data & research in Harm Reduction, HACHR projects&programs, local accomplishments & issues, Statewide legislation, and more!

Todays blog post is to let you know about our podcast #factsmatter! Each month we pick a new topic related to Harm Reduction and discuss is using data and evidence to help dispel myths and highlight facts…because #factsmatter! This episode of #factsmatter is called “Harm Reduction 101” the July episode and is basic Harm Reduction information.

Big thanks to one of our new pod cast sponsors! This podcast was sponsored in part by The Syringe Access Fund, a funding collaboration of AIDS United, Elton John AIDS Foundation, and the Open Society Foundation.

Click here to listen.

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