Neighborhood Healthcare to operate Harm Reduction Machines in four Southern California locations

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Valley News - Health
ESCONDIDO – Neighborhood Healthcare, a regional Federally Qualified Health Center providing a wide range of medical, dental, and behavioral health services, will expand its harm reduction initiative by deploying four vending machines in controlled locations by month’s end.Doing so aligns with its other set of practical strategies that reduce the negative consequences of drug use that will save lives.“We take a comprehensive approach that emphasizes education, mitigation strategies, and free resources, such as safe sex kits, Narcan overdose treatment sprays, and other disease prevention tools, for people suffering from addiction,” said James Schultz, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Neighborhood Healthcare. “The vending machines are in controlled areas supported by trained per
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