East Harlem (in red) hosts OASAS licensed Opioid Treatment Programs that other, wealthier zip codes have rejected. This is a clear illustration that OASAS supports medical redlining and asks low-income communities of color to take more than their fair share of programs. OASAS Licensed Opioid Treatment Program Capacity Totals (by Zip Code)
In 2018 Staten Island had 50% more premature drug-related deaths than Harlem, yet Harlem has 6 times the Opioid Treatment Program capacity. As a result, many Staten Islanders have to travel to other boroughs (and to Harlem, for example) for help in their struggle with addiction. OASAS Licensed Opioid Treatment Program Capacity – 2018
Staten Island has 35% more people than Harlem, yet according to the New York Department of Health, in 2018 it had over 50% more premature drug-related deaths. Premature Drug-Related Deaths – 2018
The Greater Harlem Coalition partnered with Silicon Harlem to present an NYC Open Data workshop on Visualizing Social Justice on March 4th. Visualizing Social Justice
Thursday, February 27th – 7:00 PM, Ascension Presbyterian Church, 15 Mount Morris Park West @ 122nd St.
When will other, wealthier communities accept their Fair Share?
At a recent meeting with police officers who patrol 124th Street, a question was asked about what tool they needed the most in their fight against drug dealing and quality of life issues. The unequivocal response from the police officers in the room was security cameras. A camera system for your building or home is […]
GHC Protest At Mt. Sinai Meeting With Political Leaders, Mentioned In “The City “ – 092719
Come out and protest the over saturation of addiction services in greater Harlem!
Tuesday, May 28th at 5:30 PM, at 1470 Madison Avenue, Room 5-101
Since Robert Rodriguez’s election to New York State Assembly, the number of substance abuse programs in his district #68 has exploded to become larger than any other district in New York City.