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Monroe County Harm Reduction Program

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The Harm Reduction program in Monroe County provides a number of services aimed specifically at helping reduce disease transmission and other harms in the community related to substance use such as: 

  • HIV rapid antibody testing
  • HCV rapid antibody testing
  • Harm reduction supplies
  • Insurance Navigation
  • Overdose Reversal Training
  • Naloxone distribution
  • Referrals to healthcare and social service providers
  • Monroe County Syringe Service Program (in partnership with Indiana Recovery Alliance)
  • Information and materials about safe sharps cleanup/disposal

Harm Reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. Harm reduction incorporates a spectrum of strategies from safer use, to managed use, to abstinence to meet drug users ‘where they’re at,’ addressing conditions of use along with the use itself.”

The Harm Reduction Coalition 

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Penny Caudill,
Health Administrator
Health Building
119 W 7th St
Bloomington, IN 47404
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  • Phone: (812) 349-2543
  • Fax: (812) 339-6481
  • Staff Directory
  • M - F 8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

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