In a TIME article titled “A Pandemic Upon an Epidemic.’ Syringe Services Struggle to Provide Care to Those Battling Drug Addiction Amid COVID-19”, Our Director Executive, Braunz E. Courtney, was quoted: Participants were complaining that they weren’t able to shower or clean up. “They were like—I just need a place to wash my hands and I…Details
HEPPACs Executive Director – Braunz Courtney and other Harm Reductionism are featured on NEW CITY report: New California Harm Reduction Initiative or better known as CHRI. A grant investing in the expansion of California HR agencies providing life saving and impactful strategies that are leading Public Health into the future. Click here to read more!
Dear HEPPAC participants, supporters, and partner organizations: We are writing to acknowledge and address the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19) pandemic, and in particular how it is spreading and emerging in Oakland and the East Bay. As providers of harm reduction services we are committed to ensuring our participants have access to safe and plentiful…Details
Volunteer at HEPPAC! Enhance your skills, learn new skills, advance your career and help your community at the same time! We host and train volunteers, interns and externs in a variety of areas. We have opportunities in direct service as well as special projects to advance the mission of HEPPAC and improve the health of our community.Details