We're Going Beyond Our Original Missions to transform lives through health & wellness.

Sep 26, 2016

We're Going Beyond Our Original Missions to transform lives through health & wellness.

HEALTH
WELLNESS
& SAFETY
FOR ALL

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ISSUES

BOOM!Health has been working to address a variety of social problems plaguing the New York City region and bringing care to those in need.

Overdose

Every 19 minutes, an American dies of a drug overdose.

Access to Healthcare

Bronx residents are twice as likely to die of heart disease.

Homelessness

47% of Bronx residents struggle with basic expenses.

HIV/AIDS

More than one in three AIDS deaths in NYC are Bronx residents.

Hepatitis C

1 in 30 baby boomers have hepatitis C.

Poverty

26% of Bronx residents live below the poverty line.

Hunger & Obesity

Bronx residents face an 85% higher risk of being obese than people in Manhattan.

SOLUTIONS

Our BOOM!Health service and advocacy model works to actively remove barriers to accessing primary medical care, as well as HIV and viral hepatitis prevention services, while supporting clients and program participants on their journey towards wellness and self sufficiency.

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BOOM!Pharmacy

Full onsite pharmacy services for program participants and the community. Free delivery and all insurance accepted.

Advocacy & Community Relations

Coordinate the Bronx HIV Advocacy Network, support passage of the HASA 30% rent cap and the Compassionate Care Medical Marijuana Act. Monitor Stop and Frisk and promote Safe Injection Facilities.

Food & Nutrition

Congregate emergency food program, food pantry and nutritional counseling, and a SNAP food stamp referral program.

Drop-in Center

Services include such basic necessities such as meals, showers, clothing and laundry access in a safe space, as well as onsite social services, medical care, and behavioral health services.

Pride Center

Meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the LGTBQ community in the Bronx and all of NYC

Health Center

The HELP/PSI Health and Wellness Center at the Harm Reduction Center offers primary medical care and behavioral health services.

Syringe Access

Anonymously exchange used syringes for sterile syringes at our drop-in center, at 3 mobile van locations in the South Bronx, or via peer-delivered syringe exchange at your residence.

Health Coordination

Care coordination, health navigation, nutrition education, and counseling.

Prevention

Prevention education, rapid HIV/hep c testing, condom distribution, street outreach, groups, and overdose prevention education and training.

Housing & Peer Development

Permanent housing placement in independent, supportive or congregate setting for people living with HIV/AIDS. Peer training program.

Wellness Empowerment

Behavioral health, counseling, peer recovery support, and drug use treatment.