Resources for Providers

Although our website isn’t necessarily geared towards providers, professionals in any drug-related field (e.g., drug prevention, peer recovery support, addiction services, drug policy reform, harm reduction) can utilize our content to become more familiar with the ins and outs of harm reduction in Tennessee, including policy changes, best practices, and in-depth analysis.

Some of our more provider-oriented pieces include:

The State of Syringe Access in Tennessee

Learn more about the dismal state of syringe access in Tennessee, including our recommended best practices for improving syringe access in the Volunteer State.
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Why Generic Naloxone Is Superior to NARCAN®… and Kloxxado®… and Zimhi

Despite a decade of calls for higher-dose naloxone formulations, recent evidence shows that high-dose naloxone products are unnecessary — and may even cause harm.
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Tennessee Decriminalizes Fentanyl Test Strips

Learn the specifics of this policy change and keep up with the state’s plans to distribute FTS via Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists and Syringe Services Programs.
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