We work to prevent overdoses and save lives through harm reduction. By building innovative technology that promotes connection and providing on-the-ground support throughout Ohio, we strive to empower people who use drugs to build strong, healthy communities.LEARN MORE
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The SOAR App
Submit community reports of contaminated drugs, find local resources, and more.DOWNLOAD NOW
Free Test Strips
Order 5 free fentanyl test strips, and we’ll mail them anywhere in Ohio.PLACE AN ORDER
Deadly Batch Alerts
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JOIN OUR ALERTS NETWORK IN OHIO FOR EARLY WARNINGS ABOUT BAD BATCHES
Text “SOAR” to your region’s number to receive Overdose Surge and Deadly Batch Alerts when there is a spike in overdoses or dangerous drugs are found in your area.
Student-founded, collaboratively led.
The SOAR Initiative was founded by a group of dedicated, passionate students at The Ohio State University. We work with government agencies, established nonprofits, local activists, and amazing communities throughout the state. Our innovative, evidence-based technologies and projects concentrate on helping those left behind by traditional public health and substance use programs.