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Harm Reduction


Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. Harm Reduction is also a movement for social justice built on a belief in, and respect for, the rights of people who use drugs.

State & National Harm Reduction Resources

Naloxone Resources

In the event of an opioid overdose, there is a drug that can be used that can reverse the effects of the opioid. Naloxone is a life-saving medication used to reverse the effect of an opioid overdose.

Local Harm Reduction Resources

Lenawee County Residents

If and when you are ready for treatment, please call Lenawee ACCESS:



Pathways Engagement Center: 517-920-4416

Hours Monday - Friday:  8 p.m. to 8 a.m.


Open 24 hours over the weekend (Friday through Sunday) S.M.A.R.T. Recovery mutual aid groups daily during the week from 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., and several times over the weekend. 

If and when you are ready for treatment, please call Livingston ACCESS:


517-546-4126 or 800-615-1245

Stepping Stones Engagement Center: 517-376-6262

Hours: Monday-Friday 5pm to 9am and 24/7 on weekends

Naloxone is available free of charge for Livingston County individuals at the Stepping Stones Engagement Center at 517-376-6262 or by calling Diane Heinlein at 517-546-4126. 


Livingston EMS can also provide naloxone after EMS services to Livingston County individuals through the Washtenaw Livingston Medical Control Group Leave Behind Protocol after 6/1/2021.

Monroe County Residents

If and when you are ready for treatment, please call Monroe Access:

734-243-7340 or 800-886-7340

St. Joseph Center for Hope Engagement Center: 734-357-8880

Peer Supports are available 24 hours / 365 days per year

Recovery Advocacy Warriors (RAW): 734-240-3850

RAW Facebook Page

Monroe County Substance Abuse Coalition

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 Monroe County Substance Abuse Coalition Website

Washtenaw County Residents

If and when you are ready for treatment, please call

Washtenaw County Access at:

734-544-3050 or 800-440-7548


Home of New Vision Engagement Center: 734-879-1101

The Engagement Center is a 24-hour facility
Intakes for the Engagement Center occur 24hrs a day / 7 days a week.

Washtenaw County WRAP:

Washtenaw Recovery Advocacy Project (WRAP) is a Recovery Community Organization (RCO) that consists of people in recovery, family and friends of recovering persons, and other allies of recovery. Our mission is to advocate for those affected by substance use disorder to policymakers at all levels of government, open doors and break down barriers to recovery services and treatment, reduce the stigma associated with addiction through engagement and education, building recovery-friendly communities in the process, in turn changing the face of addiction to one of recovery.

WRAP Website

Services available:  specific to Harm Reduction include Naloxone trainings and distribution events, community outreach to individuals experiencing homelessness and who have a substance use disorder, and providing recovery support services to community members who may be seeking recovery.


Washtenaw County ROOT:

Recovery Opioid Overdose Team- engaging overdose victims to engage in the early recovery process

ROOT Website


Washtenaw County- UNIFIED

UNIFIED’s Wellness and Harm Reduction Program specialists provide real life solutions and education to reduce the harmful effects of overdose, the spread of disease, and to mitigate all other risks associated with substance use.

Services Available: Syringe Service Program (SSP), Safe Use Supplies, Overdose Rescue Supplies, Safer Sex Supplies, Wound Care Supplies, Hygiene Supplies, Harm Reduction Education, HIV, HCV, STI Testing, and Linkage to Care including Case Management, Community Outreach, Support Groups, and Clinical Therapy.

Unified Wellness Harm Reduction Website 

Lenawee County
Livingston County
Monroe County
Naloxone Resources
State and National Resources
Washtenaw County
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