What We Stand For
Harm Reduction Ohio is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that supports drug policies based on science, health, compassion and human rights. We strive to:
- reduce the harms associated with drug use and drug policy.
- empower drug users to care for themselves and one another.
- promote health equity through compassionate, nonjudgmental services.
- educate the public, policymakers and medical community about treating drug users with respect and without stigma.
Board of Directors
Jose R. Rodriguez
Director of External Relations and Strategic Initiatives, Ohio State University College of Public Health, Columbus
Janet N. Wray
PhD, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Division of Health Sciences, Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati
Will Sawyer, M.D.
family physician, Sharonville Family Medicine; infection prevention specialist, Henry the Hand Foundation; medical degree, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Anne C. Trinh
MPH, epidemiologist, Senior Program Manager – Opioid Administration, Ohio State University College of Public Health
Board Member/National Director of Chapters, GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing) and Broken No More (substance use forum); Board Member, Ohio Change Addiction Now; M.A., Education, Delaware, Ohio
Colleen (Maloney) Garlock
CDCA, CYT, RYT, medication-assisted treatment, case manager, Signature Health, Willoughby, Ohio
DNP, RN, Instructor Adjunct, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
President and founder, Harm Reduction Ohio. Former national reporter, USA TODAY; Knight journalism fellow at University of Michigan Medical School, studied "History of False Ideas"
Harm Reduction Ohio Team
HRO Administrator; owner, Check It Off human resources consulting
Director of Advocacy. M.S., Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Wyoming
HRO Coordinator, Dayton/Montgomery County
Contact us if you’d like to volunteer or join!