Meet in the parking lot at 11AM for a safe sharps clean up demo from one of our trained staff. There will be donuts and coffee! Make sure to wear a mask if you are unvaccinated, please.
Dear community members, First, we send our condolences to anyone who has lost a loved one recently due to an accidental overdose. These people were friends, family, significant others and our community members. Overdoses are on the rise all over the nation, but it is especially hard hitting in rural areas, like Humboldt County. We... Continue Reading →
March 30th, 2021 Greetings community members, This week begins my tenure as the new Executive Director of the Humboldt Area Center for Harm Reduction. I have been involved with The Center since January 2020, starting as a volunteer and moving my way through the organization as the Syringe Service Program Coordinator and then the Assistant... Continue Reading →
Dear Community, It is with both great anticipation and with sadness that I am formally announcing my departure as the Executive Director of the Humboldt Area Center for Harm Reduction, in order to move closer to my family in Mendocino County. I will not be leaving this work behind–I have plans to remain a part... Continue Reading →
Hello everyone! We haven't added much to this website in quite some time, but thanks for checking it out if you are reading this. There has been so much change in the last few months that it might be hard to keep track of it all. The basic timeline of events is that since December... Continue Reading →
HACHR is happy to announce two new collaborative webinars- "ChemSex 101" in collaboration with Chicago Recovery Alliance and Aids United, and "Harm Reduction: Addressing Health Concerns of People Who Use Drugs" in collaboration with North Coast Clinics Network, Open Door Community Health Centers, and Humboldt County DHHS. The ChemSex 101 webinar and accompanying toolkit is... Continue Reading →
Hello! My name is Jessica and I am the new Executive Director at HACHR. It’s been a few weeks since I settled into my new role, so I wanted to take this opportunity to formally introduce myself! I have been with the organization since 2017. I started as an intern while completing my Master’s degree... Continue Reading →
Our Executive Director, Brandie Wilson, was awarded a Hero award from the Red Cross for our work with People Who Use Drugs. The Red Cross describes recipients of the Hero award as those who, "have saved lives, made significant, positive differences in their communities in the areas of emergency response, disaster preparedness, and prevention, or... Continue Reading →