MATTERS distributes free harm reduction supplies to individuals and organizations across New York State.

Naloxone (Narcan)

At this time, MATTERS can only distribute naloxone after an in-person training. Get naloxone shipped to your door by using one of the resources below or schedule a group training by filling out our contact form and choosing “harm reduction” as your topic.

Instruction Sheets

Using MATTERS’ harm reduction supplies? See instructions for fentanyl test strips (FTS), xylazine test strips (XTS), and naloxone (aka Narcan) below. Click here to learn about our group harm reduction trainings.

Other Resources

Syringe Exchange Programs are important to harm reduction and overall public health. People who use drugs should use clean syringes to prevent diseases like Hepatitis-C and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

“Sharps” include needles, syringes, blades, and other devices that can pierce the skin. Safely disposing of sharps is important to prevent diseases like Hep-C and HIV while also keeping our communities clean.

Using fentanyl and xylazine test strips is an important overdose prevention strategy for people who use drugs. Check out our one-pager to learn more about why you should use drug test strips.

Do you have more questions about fentanyl and/or xylazine test strips? Explore our FAQs or contact us today.