Addiction & Recovery > Harm Reduction near
The Harm Reduction Center and Outreach is an effort to aid clients that are suffering from drug addiction and other forms of chemical dependencies. The program has built a team of 8 peer support and recovery specialists. As Certified Peer Recovery Coaches, they take pride in their ability to assist those in need by providing guidance into the many pathways of recovery available today.
- Syringe Exchange
- Safe Injection Kits
- Narcan Distribution
- Safe Sex Kits
- Hygiene Kit
- Wound Care
- Fentanyl Testing Strips
- HIV/HCV Testing
- Peer Recovery Coaching
- Referrals to Detox Treatment, MAT, and more
Located behind and inside Grace Lutheran Church.
Comprehensive Continuum of Care for Females (CCC)
CCC offers interim and linkage to support services to pregnant and parenting women diagnosed with substance use disorders (past or present) to help sustain recovery.
CCC offers support from a Recovery Coach throughout the continuum of care (pre, during and post-treatment).
Pregnancy, Parenting Intervention (PPI)
PPI offers a coordinated approach for women with substance use disorders who are pregnant and/or have children under the age of six to ensure continuous access to all needed health, mental health and social services.
PPI offers outreach and linkage to support services through case management and care coordination, harm reduction education and supplies.
As part of our Outreach, Linkage, and Support Services, 210 StreetReach provides referrals, linkage, and support to people in need of substance use treatment, mental health services, medical care, and/or support services.
For Harm reduction supplies call 210-740-1521 or email [email protected].
Wellness Wednesdays are a big deal at St Luke. That's when people who are struggling receive much-needed medical care and other services and are treated with love.
- sick visits
- school/sports physicals
- blood glucose screening
- pregnancy testing
- medication counseling
- limited diet/exercise education
- limited over-the-counter and prescription medications
- sexual health testing
- overdose prevention education with Narcan dispensing
- detox services
- mental health services
- substance abuse services
- hygiene kits
- IV needle exchange
- benefit application assistance, including welfare, Medicaid, grandparents’ assistance, food stamp, and pregnancy healthcare
- free hot meals, desserts, and drinks
- food boxes
The material offered is selected to maximize the reduction of transmission of blood-borne diseases, HIV, HCV, and syphilis.
The kits for IV drug users contain 10 syringes w/ 5/8 in 28ga needles, 6 condoms, a cooker, cotton, bandaids, alcohol swabs, a pamphlet describing the proper and safe way to inject, and a card listing the referral agencies in San Antonio.
Kits for diabetics did not contain the cooker, cotton, or pamphlet.
Disposal of collected dirty needles and syringes is through the Metropolitan Health District.
Our Community Needs Pantry offers non-perishable food, menstrual supplies, harm reduction supplies, hygiene items, books, plant seeds, diapers (infant and adult), and other community-donated goods.
The Community Needs Pantry is free and open to everyone.
Several times a week, members of the Yanawana Herbolarios Street Clinic team, which is comprised of herbalists, curanderas, nurses, mental health professionals, nurses, and doctors head out to provide free trauma-informed, culturally-appropriate care to our houseless relatives at encampments, shelters, and on the street.
The Street Clinic team provides a variety of services, including wound care, foot care, preventative health, diabetes management, cleaning supplies, mental health care, and needs distribution (clothing, food, harm reduction, personal care supplies, etc.).