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
Who are the New York politicians you should contact and demand fair share practices be implemented in Harlem?
The Greater Harlem Coalition will have an informational and organizational meeting on Thursday, April 25th at 7:00 PM at The Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 55 W 124th St, New York, NY 10027.
In Manhattan, homeless shelters are most concentrated in Central Harlem and East Harlem.
The Greater Harlem Coalition Town Hall on Thursday, March 28th, at 7 pm at The Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 55 W 124th St, New York, NY 10027 (between Lenox/5th).
Save the date for Thursday, March 28th, 2019. The Greater Calvary Church, 124th Street between Mount Morris Park West and Lenox Avenue.
A map highlighting the high concentration of substance abuse facilities in Harlem and Washington Heights
Harlem is proportionally oversaturated with social services, including substance abuse, homeless shelters, halfway houses, mental health services.