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Berkshire Harm Reduction

Berkshire Harm Reduction’s goal is to reduce the negative consequences associated with drug use, such as the spread of infectious diseases. In addition to free sterile supplies, fentanyl test strips, and Narcan, Berkshire Harm Reduction offers testing (individuals 13 and over) for HIV, Hepatitis C, and other STIs (sexually transmitted infections) as well as basic wound care and abscess prevention.

Berkshire Harm Reductions aims to mitigate health complications from substance use by providing comprehensive services to people with substance use disorder.

MA Overdose Prevention Hotline

The Massachusetts Overdose Prevention Helpline is a virtual spotting / overdose detection service for people who use drugs.

Don’t hesitate to call toll free today: 1-800-972-0590
Mobile Outreach

Our mobile unit provides the following service:

  • Syringe service program
  • Sharps disposal program
  • Overdose education and Naloxone distribution
  • Hepatitis C treatment & case management
  • HIV Health & prevention
  • Testing for sexually transmitted infections, HIV & Hepatitis C



Mobile Outreach Calendar
  • 10-June, 1pm-2pm, Tyringham Town Offices, 116 Main Rd, Tyingham MA 01264
  • 13-June, 11am-12pm, Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield, MA 01201
  • 20-June, 1pm-2pm, Peru Town Hall, 3 East Main Road Peru MA 01235
  • 28-June,10am-2pm, Fairview Hospital – Destination Better Health Event, 29 Lewis Ave, Great Barrington MA 01230
Trainings & Education

Learn how to recognize and respond to an overdose. Harm reduction does not facilitate drug use, rather it creates an avenue for support and education—on the signs of overdose, the steps that should be taken if an overdose is suspected, and how to correctly use naloxone (Narcan) to reverse an overdose.

Community Narcan Box Demonstration
Safe Supplies & Delivery Services

Access supplies safely through our delivery service. We have flexible hours and make deliveries Monday-Friday to any location across the county. We can also pick up and dispose of used equipment or supplies in a responsible and safe way. Call or text with your location (address, city, and zip) and the list of supplies needed. A member of the team will coordinate with you and drop off a bag of supplies.

View the Safe Supplies and Naloxone Delivery flyer.


  • Central County (Pittsfield Area) Safe Supplies & Delivery Service, Call or Text: 413-822-6876
  • North County (North Adams Area) Safe Supplies & Delivery Service, Call or Text: 413-822-0461


Naloxone Boxes

In collaboration with the HEALing Communities Initiative, a grant funded program in Pittsfield and North Adams, has placed several Naloxone (Narcan) boxes in the Central and North Berkshire area, where anyone can easily get Narcan and use it in case of an opioid overdose. The boxes, at both indoor and outdoor locations, are easily accessible, and the Narcan packages are free and refilled regularly.


Berkshire Harm Reduction
Mon – Fri: 8:00am-4:30pm
42 Summer Street, 2nd floor/Suite 201
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Berkshire Harm Reduction
Mon – Fri: 8:00am-4:30pm
6 West Main Street
North Adams, MA 01247
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Would you like to learn more?

The Berkshire Harm Reduction team is here for you. Please call us today for additional information about our services.