If people are going to use they should be given options to stay safe and avoid disease. This organization home-delivers clean supplies to people in active use and teaches them how to clean their existing supplies. It also helps people to take care of resulting physical health problems like abscesses. The idea is to keep people from getting things like Hep C and HIV until they are able or ready to seek help.
*HIV and Hep C tests are provided on-site by appointment
*Now is a good time to get treatment for Hep C. There is a grant to help people pay for this expensive series of pills. Alliance for Positive Health has a program to make the process and its paperwork painless. They will help you work with a health provider over the weeks of treatment. Hudson Headwaters is working in partnership with Alliance for Positive Health and independently to get local people treated.
*PREP is a medication for someone who has a partner with HIV
*To prevent death from overdose narcan kits are given out.
*Cards are issued allowing a person to have supplies (not drugs) and not get charged by police
*Many other services are provided by this organization
ACCA Addictions Care Center
Mobile Recovery Unit- Joseph Cavallo CRPA
Cell: (518) 410-5285
Hudson Headwaters: Hepatitis C Treatment Provider
*Patient can receive treatment even if in active use as long as they commit to taking daily medication for 2-3 months
*Medication will need insurance approval as it is expensive ($30,000+, There is a grant for treatment)
*Over 95% success rate to cure Hepatitis