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 →
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!
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... Continue Reading →
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 3: Overamping, What is it, Who's at risk & How to prevent it! Because in the era of fake news and faulty logic..... #factsmatter Click here to listen!