Trystereo is a volunteer-run harm reduction collective founded in 2011.We are a free, mobile public health resource for people who use drugs in southeastern Louisiana.

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer supply kits for safer injection, smoking, and snorting, as well as condoms and education about drug use and health.

Naloxone, the antidote for opioid overdose, and fentanyl test strips are available with overdose prevention and reversal training.

DIY Wound Care Kits and trainings are available upon request.

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HARM REDUCTION

Trystereo offers free safer drug use and sex supplies through our hotline and weekly "drop-ins."

Hotline:

  • Text 504-535-4766 (don’t call)

  • Tell us what supplies you’re requesting, what neighborhood you’re in, and if you can travel by bike, bus, or car.

  • A volunteer will get back to you as soon as they are available!

Drop-ins:

  • Tuesdays3-4 PM at Duncan Plaza (Gravier and Loyola), between the Main Library and City Hall

  • Saturdays2-4 PM at St. Claude and Andry, at the abandoned Gasco station

Please check with us day-of via the hotline to ensure that a volunteer will be at the drop-in.

What’s in my works bag?

Works bags contain supplies to prepare hygienic injection

Additional supplies are available, such as:

Additional Resources

ask trystereo about access to local resources - like housing, food, treatment, healthcarE, and educational materials.

 

WOUND CARE

We often have Wound Care Kits with the following supplies at drop-ins and meet-ups (always text the hotline beforehand to make sure we're stocked!):

  • Gauze (2x2s, 4x4s, rolls)

  • Bandages (assorted sizes)

  • Hand Soap

  • BZK Wipes

  • Sterile Gloves

  • Tape (for gauze)

  • Sterile Water Strips

  • Triple Antibiotic Ointment

  • Herbal Wound Healing Salve

For suggestions on DIY Wound Care, please read our DIY Wound Care handout here: 

 

 WANT SUPPLIES?

Use the hotline to request supplies and ask questions relating to your health.

WANT A TRAINING ON WOUND CARE?

For you and your community - text the hotline.

For an organization or business - make a training request.

 FENTANYL TEST STRIPS

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that can be up to 100 times as powerful as morphine and up to 50 times as powerful as heroin. Fentanyl testing strips and related education allows people to better understand their risk of an overdose.

Test the presence or absence of fentanyl and many fentanyl analogs (very closely related drugs) using these urine drug tests off-label.

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  1.  Add ¼ inch sterile water to drug residue (in bag or cooker)

  2. Holding the blue end of the strip, dip end of test strip in the water for 15 seconds

  3. Set aside the strip and check it after 5 minutes

  4. *ONE LINE = FENTANYL!* (yes, ONE line is POSITIVE for Fentanyl)

  5. TWO LINES = NO FENTANYL 

  6. No lines = Invalid Test, must Re-Do 

Additional Resources