Posts made in November, 2016


The Harm Reduction Coalition (HRC) recently sent a notice to its subscribers reporting that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report making a strong call for expanding syringe access programs. HRC’s notice is reproduced below. The report, released ahead of World AIDS Day on Thursday, December 1st, states: “Swift action can lead to further decreases in HIV diagnoses and prevent new outbreaks among...

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When:  December 4, 2016,  7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Where:  Church of Our Savior 65 E. Hollister Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45219 Admission is free and the event is open to the public. The second annual “Their Lives Remembered” memorial service is for anyone who has felt the pain of loss from addiction. The memorial is held during the holiday season when difficulties and pain are magnified for many people. Although it is held at the Church...

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Cincinnati city council is taking steps to explore options for funding a one-to-one needle exchange in Cincinnati. According to an article by Terry De Mio on Cincinnati.com, the main factor that motivated city council member Chris Seelbach to seek action is the recent dangerous spread of the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Thanks to a motion initiated by Seelbach, city administrators will issue a report outlining the options available to...

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