A Look Inside Life-Saving Overdose Prevention Centers

In 2021, OnPoint NYC opened the first sanctioned overdose prevention centers, or OPCs, in the U.S. Since then, they’ve reversed hundreds of overdoses and connected thousands of people with addiction services and social supports, including voluntary treatment. The Drug Policy Alliance spoke with OnPoint’s staff to learn how OPCs are saving lives.

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Our East Harlem location will be closing early at 8:30pm on Wed 5/1 and Fri 5/3. Our Washington Heights location will be open on our regular schedule.

No One Has To Die of An Overdose.

Through our compassionate and effective approach, we’ve saved over 1,000 lives. With your support, we can save many more.