Program Models for Harm Reduction

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An EMS-based program in Maryland that gives naloxone to individuals who have experienced a nonfatal opioid overdose and refuse to go to the hospital

Continuum of Care
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
  • Replicated
Response Approach
  • Overdose prevention
  • Post-overdose response

A recovery community organization in South Florida that supports both peer-driven recovery and harm reduction services

Continuum of Care
  • Recovery
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Overdose prevention
  • Recovery coaching

A New Mexico program trains prisoners as Peer Leaders able to educate on the risks of illicit substance use

Continuum of Care
  • Recovery
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Early Intervention
  • Educational
  • Recovery coaching

An organization providing comprehensive services to people who use drugs, including routine medical care, a syringe service program, overdose prevention, and access to medications for opioid use disorder

Continuum of Care
  • Treatment
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Comprehensive services
  • Housing, Education, and Employment
  • Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
  • Overdose prevention
  • Syringe service program / Needle exchange

A jail-based overdose prevention intervention that reaches a previously unengaged and high-risk population for opioid overdose

Continuum of Care
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
  • Replicated
Response Approach
  • Educational
  • Overdose prevention

Peer recovery specialists in Rhode Island provide harm reduction and treatment services to high-risk populations in emergency departments and communities

Continuum of Care
  • Treatment
  • Recovery
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Early Intervention
  • Educational
  • Outreach
  • Overdose prevention
  • Post-overdose response
  • Recovery coaching

A local coalition in rural Minnesota addressing drug prevention by holding community forums and education sessions and collaborating with schools

Continuum of Care
  • Full continuum of care
  • Prevention
  • Treatment
  • Recovery
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Comprehensive services
  • Educational

A harm reduction program model offering a variety of services largely aimed at educating and aiding those who inject drugs

Continuum of Care
  • Recovery
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Educational
  • Outreach
  • Overdose prevention
  • Syringe service program / Needle exchange

A pre-arrest diversion program, first implemented in Seattle, for those committing low-level law violations driven by unmet behavioral health needs

Continuum of Care
  • Treatment
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
  • Replicated
Response Approach
  • Comprehensive services
  • Crisis intervention
  • Diversion
  • Housing, Education, and Employment

A project training North Dakota pharmacists to screen and talk to patients about opioid use disorder

Continuum of Care
  • Prevention
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Cautious Opioid Prescribing
  • Early Intervention
  • Educational
  • Overdose prevention

A statewide initiative in Ohio to provide opioid overdose education and increase naloxone distribution at clinics and hospital emergency departments

Continuum of Care
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Overdose prevention

The first syringe service program in Florida, which is staffed predominantly by medical students from the University of Miami

Continuum of Care
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Comprehensive services
  • Overdose prevention
  • Syringe service program / Needle exchange

A program in New York City to address opioid overdoses with naloxone distribution to non-traditional settings, such as bars and nightclubs 

Continuum of Care
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Overdose prevention

An effective overdose prevention model in San Francisco that distributes naloxone to the most at-risk populations in the community

Continuum of Care
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Educational
  • Overdose prevention

Innovative training of service workers in New York City supports effective response to suspected overdoses in public restrooms

Continuum of Care
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Educational
  • Overdose prevention

A toolkit developed in Oregon to raise awareness among pharmacists about the opioid crisis, increase their access to PDMP data, and facilitate safe opioid dispensing

Continuum of Care
  • Prevention
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Cautious Opioid Prescribing
  • Overdose prevention

A crisis intervention team in Indianapolis that responds to behavioral health crises to divert individuals away from the criminal justice and healthcare systems

Continuum of Care
  • Treatment
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
  • Report with evaluation
Response Approach
  • Crisis intervention
  • Diversion
  • Early Intervention

A mutual support model, originally developed in Massachusetts, that can provide family members affected by opioid use disorder with support, reduce stigma in the community, and increase the targeted distribution of naloxone.

Continuum of Care
  • Recovery
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
  • Replicated
Response Approach
  • Educational
  • Family Support
  • Overdose prevention

An innovative recovery community organization model that provides the community with both recovery support services and harm reduction services

Continuum of Care
  • Recovery
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Comprehensive services
  • Educational
  • Overdose prevention
  • Syringe service program / Needle exchange

An educational intervention developed in Pennsylvania aimed at providing a better understanding of the opioid crisis targeted to public health and healthcare professionals in training

Continuum of Care
  • Prevention
  • Harm Reduction
Type of Evidence
  • Peer-reviewed
Response Approach
  • Cautious Opioid Prescribing
  • Educational
  • Overdose prevention