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Mobile Health Unit Outreach

a masked woman talking to a masked man inside of the mobile health unitHealthy Community Coalition’s mobile health unit staff are offering free harm reduction services. Despite this focus, staff also offer blood pressure checks, body composition analysis and general health and wellness education and resources for visitors at all stops on the schedule.

The schedule is:

  • March 15, 10 am – 2 pm, Farmington Park & Ride (next to Walgreens)
  • March 22, 10 am – 2 pm, Edmund’s Market, 1185 Rangeley Rd, Phillips

Harm reduction services protect the lives of those individuals actively using drugs to help reduce the negative impacts of drug use.

Harm reduction services offered include providing: Naloxone, an intranasal medication that can reverse an opioid overdose; hepatitis C and HIV at-home testing kits; wound care supplies; Fentanyl test strips; and safer sex supplies, among others.

For additional information visit, the Healthy Community Coalition Facebook page or call Ashley McCarthy at 207-779-2463.

Harm Reduction Services

As the Substance Use Disorder crisis continues to plague our community, protecting the lives of those actively using drugs is critical until they are ready to begin a recovery plan. Harm reduction is an approach that emphasizes engaging directly with people who use drugs to prevent overdose and infectious disease transmission, and improve their physical, mental, and social wellbeing.

Harm reduction services include providing:

  • Naloxone, a medication that can reverse an opioid overdose and is easy to administer
  • Hepatitis and HIV at-home testing kits
  • Wound care supplies
  • Fentanyl test strips
  • Safer sex supplies
  • Relationship building and support
  • Resource connections

Evidence shows that having harm reduction services available contributes to safer communities.

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