Harm Reduction

Harm reduction is a foundational concept for health providers who work with patients who use drugs.  

Narcan and fentanyl test strips are available for Philadelphia residents at this site:


The Division of Substance Use Prevention and Harm Reduction (SUPHR) provides fentanyl test strips and naloxone to both individuals and organizations: 


Narcan training resources:


Information about safer drug use techniques can be found at:


The Thomas Jefferson University Center for Supportive Healthcare offers an Introduction to Harm Reduction Series:


  • Topics include: Recognizing Withdrawal in the Emergency Room,  Approaching Phlebotomy with People who have a History of Injection Drug Use, Discussing Urine Drug Screen Results for Clinicians, & Discussing Safer Injection

The National Harm Reduction Technical Assistance Center offers free help to anyone in the country providing (or planning to provide) harm reduction services.