Harm Reduction in Rural Colorado
Combatting overdose deaths, the spread of infectious disease, economic costs and other negative consequences of substance use in rural Colorado through the expansion and provision of evidence-based harm reduction programing and peer support services for people who use drugs and their friends and family.
We provide the following services for FREE:
- Fentanyl Test Strips
- Xylazine Test Strips
- Sterile Use Equipment for snorting, smoking and injecting
- Syringe Disposal
- First Aid and Wound Care Supplies
- Overdose Prevention Education
- Referrals and warm hand-offs to healthcare, legal aid, housing, etc.
- Peer Support for people who use drugs, those seeking recovery and affected friends and family
In The News:
July 16 2023
“High Rockies Harm Reduction Founder and Executive Director Maggie Seldeen attends community events…to distribute harm reduction supplies and educate community members. HRHR received a grant from the Region 5 Opioid Abatement Council to expand harm reduction services.“
February 10th, 2023
Hattison Rensberry, KDNK Radio
“On [February 6th] several Garfield County commissioners made statements referring to harm reduction efforts as “enabling” those with addiction and referring to addiction as simply “bad choices”. To gain a different perspective, KDNK caught up with Maggie Seldeen, director of High Rockies Harm Reduction for her thoughts on their commentary.
Register for 9.30.23 Leadville Training HERE
High Rockies Harm Reduction is a project of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center