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MATTERS offers free harm reduction supplies and educational materials to individuals and organizations across New York State.


MATTERS is now providing in-person (in Western New York) and virtual (across New York State) harm reduction trainings. There is no cost associated with these trainings.

Narcan training is a 30-minute session on how to recognize an opioid overdose and utilize naloxone. Participants will be provided a training certificate and box of Narcan upon completion.

This is a 15-minute presentation on how to use FTS. Participants will receive a supply of test strips upon completion.

Our Harm Reduction Training is a 20-minute training on the history and principles of harm reduction. We discuss current harm reduction strategies as well as the future of the movement.

For questions or to schedule a training, please fill out this contact form and select “Harm Reduction” for the subject.