“Everyone has the right to health and get treated with respect and equality, regardless of gender, sexuality, race, nationality, belief, legal status, or drug use.”
- Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng
We help each other, help each other.
The Sierra Harm Reduction Coalition (SHRC) is dedicated to Harm Reduction in the El Dorado County community. Harm Reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas to reduce damaging consequences associated with drug use. It is also a movement for social justice built on a belief in and respect for the rights of all people who use drugs.
We offer the following
We supply Narcan® , overdose kits, fentanyl test kits, safe use materials, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
We provide regular area syringe clean-ups and coordinate responses to community concerns regarding inappropriate disposed of syringes in public places.
Providing followed referrals to much-needed services such as medical, mental health, and Medically Assisted Treatment.
We work with our folks on client-identified goals to help them improve their lives.
Sierra Harm Reduction Coalition (SHRC)
We believe in the safety of our community. We respect the rights and autonomy of people who use drugs. Our amazing people behind the scenes have different backgrounds and experiences that have helped build connections with people who come and reach us. Without judgment, we “meet people where they are at” and provide harm reduction services free of charge to the people who use drugs and support for their wellbeing.