Harm Reduction Sisters’
Harm Reduction Sisters’ provides a feminist response, utilizing innovative harm reduction principles and practices to address the gaps that exist for people who use drugs and experience trauma.
Our harm reduction services include distribution of sterile injection supplies, overdose education, and naloxone to communities in Northern Minnesota.
Mobile HIV Testing Services
- Harm Reduction Sisters’ provide mobile, confidential rabid TIV testing in Duluth and surrounding communities.
Rapid HIV Testing & Care Navigation
- Peer Navigators provide mobile rabid HIV testing by appointment in Duluth and the surrounding areas.
- Interested in setting up a confidential, mobile, rapid test? call or text Peer Navigator and Tester (218) 940-8261
Peer Advocacy & Linkage
- Outreach team provides linkage to regional services and programming, including housing, insurance navigation, and health services.
Outreach HIV Case Management (Beginning in 2022)
- Harm Reduction Sisters’ Outreach HIV Case Manager works with people who have received a reactive HIV test.
Outreach Case Manager Meets Clients in Environments That Work For Them to:
- Complete an initial, rapid, client-centered assessment of service needs
- Collaboratively develop an individualized care plan
- Make timely and coordinated referrals and assistance accessing appropriate health and support services based on client-identified priorities
- Provide ongoing client support to assess progress towards goals and emerging needs for support, including client-specific advocacy to support service access
- Deliver client-tailored education regarding HIV care and treatment, risk reduction and other areas to support optimal health outcomes
- Reassess client needs and regularly update care plan
- Are you living with HIV and in need of harm-reduction-based case management? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get connected their case manager.
Supplies They Provide
- Fentanyl Test Strips
- Nasal & Intramuscular Naloxone
- Wound Care Kits
- Alcohol Swabs
- Glass Pipes
- Sharps Disposal Containers
- Condoms & Lube
- Birth Control Pills & Plan B
- Sterile Water