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What you need to know about overdoses & the opioid epidemic

The rate of opioid overdose in the United States has tripled since 2000. To make matters more complicated, it's not always clear who is at risk for an overdose. The image you have in your mind of who a "drug user" is could be based on an inaccurate stereotype. International Overdose Awareness Day is this Thursday and we want to make sure that you have all the information you need to keep yourself and your friends and family safe — and to help you understand who may be affected and what you can do to help. What can cause an overdose? When you think of an overdose, a dramatic image of someone injecting heroin may come to mind but there are ...

PrEP video ads launch

We were able reach hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers at risk for HIV with a series of video ads designed to inform our community about this effective HIV prevention tool and address common barriers to use. You can see the whole series at harlemunited.org/prep.

Dear Donald Trump

Days before President Donald Trump took office, the Harlem United community—clients, staff, peers, and supporters—came together to address the president-elect to share their experience and their needs and ask what his priorities and commitments would be.

Michele Rowe Ran 26.2 Miles to Honor Her Mom’s Memory

Michele has come a long way while sharing the message that HIV can happen to anyone at any time.

PrEP Marketing Campaign expands to include women

A common misconception is that PrEP is only for gay and bisexual men, which means that women who are also at high risk for HIV may miss out on this effective tool to help keep them HIV negative. To address this, we expanded our award-winning PrEP marketing campaign to include women, both cisgender and transgender. You can learn more at harlemunited.org/prep

Now serving the whole family

We are excited to add pediatrics to the list of health care services that we offer. We are now able to see the whole family, at all stages in life, from birth to elders.  You can learn more about family care and pediatrics at harlemunited.org/pediatrics.

Talking HIV/AIDS, addiction, and more with KTU Cares

Staff from Harlem United, a healthcare nonprofit in New York City dedicated to transforming lives and strengthen communities, talks with KTU Cares about HIV/AIDS, homelessness, addiction, and more.

Harlem United commends Governor Cuomo for new regulations prohibiting discrimination against transgender New Yorkers

New York, NY (January 25, 2016) — Harlem United, a community-based housing, health and human services organization, commends Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the new regulations banning discrimination and harassment against transgender New Yorkers.  Governor Cuomo announced last week that the State Division of Human Rights has adopted these new regulations which are effective immediately. The final adoption of these regulations follows the Governor’s introduction of the regulations in October—an historic announcement marking the first time any Governor has issued statewide regulations to prohibit harassment and discrimination on the basis of gender ...

HARLEM UNITED PRAISES GOVERNOR CUOMO FOR NEW INVESTMENTS TO COMBAT HOMELESSSNESS

New York, NY (January 14, 2016) – Harlem United, a community-based housing, health and human services organization, praises Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposal to invest $20 billion over the next five years to  expand affordable housing and services to combat homelessness. In yesterday’s State of the State and Executive Budget Address, Governor Cuomo showed his commitment to invest in social and economic programs to help improve the lives of all New Yorkers.   The Governor announced two initiatives to help address the critical need for affordable and supportive housing over the next five years, including $10 billion for 100,000 affordable ...

The Nest opens

Our new clinic, The Nest, opened, allowing us to expand our services to the entire community. We continue to build on our team based health care delivery model led by physicians to provide comprehensive medical care with the end goal of maximizing health outcomes.