Building a healthy Arizona with people who use drugs

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A collage of three SPW images. In the first, two SPW staff are standing at a table at an event. In the second a person is handing a naloxone vial to another person. In the third, there is a table at an event with a black SPW cloth on it. On the table are SPW supplies.
Since 2011, Sonoran Prevention Works has been working to improve the lives of people who use drugs through street-based outreach, organizational capacity building, and state-wide advocacy work.


Overdose reversals reported (2017-2021)


HIV & HCV tests conducted (2019-2021)


Individuals trained in overdose prevention (2019-2021)


Laws passed

"I think it's a great thing what you guys are doing and I'm here to support it. Supplying the community with something that helps with saving lives is a nice thing - you guys are saving lives."

Get resources to meet your goals

Our programs connect you with the resources you need to be safe and healthy. We’ll help you establish and work towards your individual goals – no abstinence required.

An SPW staff member holds a sharps container for a participant so they can place their used sharps in it.
Three SPW staff members stand at a table at an event. The table has lots of SPW supplies, brochures, posters, and other information on it.

Help us build a healthy Arizona

Whether you want a career in harm reduction or to donate your time as a volunteer, there’s a spot for you.

Your support makes our work possible

There are many ways to give to SPW. You can give financially, donate stock, share your extra resources, or even shop on Amazon. No matter how you give, your contributions are critical in making our work possible.

“I have used naloxone before on friends and my brother has needed it used on him before. Thank you for sending this, I still have my brother because of it.”

Thank you to our supporters

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Introducing the new SPW Virtual Classroom

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