Focus Area: Addiction & Overdose
Prevention Point Pittsburgh
Sarah serves as the Harm Reduction Specialist for Prevention Point Pittsburgh. She is responsible for organizing volunteers for syringe exchange sites, leading overdose prevention training for community organizations, and contributing to the development of new programs. Sarah also manages three needle exchange sites, and is developing a more comprehensive wound care program by creating a safer injection education curriculum for the volunteer nurses and doctors who work in the program area.
Prevention Point Pittsburgh (PPP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing health empowerment services to injection drug users. PPP is deeply rooted in a concern for the well-being of not only its clients, but the general health of the entire community.