Evergreen Health provides a safe space for people who use drugs to get the services and support they need. Services through Evergreen Health include a syringe exchange program, counseling, support groups, medication-assisted treatment, and a walk-in harm reduction program.
Pride Center of WNY
The Pride Center of Western New York, an affiliate of Evergreen Health, is a health promotion organization specializing in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) health that provides services throughout the eight counties of Western New York. The Pride Center provides the latest information on health issues affecting LGBTQ people and offers a range of services including substance use disorder support.
WNY Mobile Ops
Western New York Mobile Overdose Prevention Services (WNY Mobile OPS) is a recovery program focused on harm reduction designated to address the opioid overdose epidemic in Western New York. A minority-owned, women-owned nonprofit, WNY Mobile OPS ensures Narcan kits are accessible in every neighborhood across the region.
Horizon Health Services
Horizon Health Services, INC. is a nonprofit that provides support and healing for individuals and their families dealing with substance use and/or mental health disorders and is the largest provider of outpatient mental health substance use treatment in Western New York.
Save the Michaels
Save the Michaels raises awareness of drug addiction and supports families during their loved one’s journey through remission. Support is provided to parents, grandparents, and spouses of individuals living with substance use disorders. Save the Michaels offers wrap-around care before, during, and after treatment.
Seneca Native Connections
Seneca Native Connections works to reduce substance use and suicide risk among the Seneca Nation youth and families through the creation of culturally relevant programming and community resources.
Native American Community Services
Native American Community Services (NACS) is a nonprofit that provides health and social services to Native American populations in Erie and Niagara Counties. NACS has developed innovative and evidence-based approaches to support services, including culturally-based approaches to alcohol and substance abuse prevention programs.
PreventionFocus is a prevention service that works with children, teens, and adults to develop the skills and strategies to stop substance abuse issues before they start.
Crisis Services serves as Erie County’s only 24-hour crisis center and community resource for those in need of safety or help. What began as Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services, Inc., grew into a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive crisis response center. A full list of hotlines can be found here: https://crisisservices.org/hotlines/
24-Hour Crisis Hotline 716-834-3131
Buffalo & Erie County Addiction Hotline 716-831-7007
Chautauqua County Hotline 1-800-724-0461
Spectrum Health and Human Services
Spectrum Health is a behavioral health and substance abuse disorder counseling leader in WNY. The Medication Assisted Treatment team is active in the community providing Narcan training and education. Spectrum Health offers substance abuse disorder and behavioral health counseling and resources.