SAFETY.  OUTREACH.
AUTONOMY.  RESPECT.

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.

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The SOAR App

Submit community reports of contaminated drugs, find local resources, and more.

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Free Test Strips

Order 5 free fentanyl test strips, and we’ll mail them anywhere in Ohio.

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Deadly Batch Alerts

Get notified when there is an overdose spike or contamined drugs are found in your area.

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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.

Plus, anonymously report deadly batches to help keep your community safe. Get The SOAR App on iOS or Android to securely submit your report.

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.