A grassroots initiative provides free naloxone and other life-saving resources. In 2017, a series of overdose deaths devastated Little Rock's punk community. Conversations among the community about how to combat the overdose problem led local organizer Clay Kasper to found the Central Arkansas Harm Reduction Project, an overdose prevention program that provides free naloxone (trade name Narcan), a life-saving drug that can reverse an opioid overdose. The group also advocates for public health policies, programs and practices that work to reduce harm from unsafe drug use. Kasper's grassroots effort takes the idea of boots-on-the-ground organizing seriously — and literally. Kasper will personally deliver the...
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Central Arkansas Harm Reduction Project