Fighting Stigma

Saving Lives



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MEET STEPHEN

LEADING THE WAY,FIGHTING STIGMA

"As an veteran, I'm able to see support, my allies, in support veterans stickers, yellow ribbons on trees, puzzle pieces for autism awareness, but as a recovering opioid user, I don't see any allies where I'm about. I know there are people with narcan , but it's hidden, no one gets to see it.“

Ten years after Mandile was injured serving his country in Iraq and replacing his opiate painkiller regimen for chronic spine pain and nerve damage with cannabis, the father of two from Uxbridge is leading the Allies mission which is to have narcan carriers visible to the public to let those suffering from addiction to opioids know they are not alone, that they have allies everywhere they go.

WE ARE ALLIES

WHO WE ARE

We Are Allies, Inc. is an innovative 501(c)(3) organization. A non-profit made up of doctors, pharmacists, designers, engineers and people in recovery. Our goal is to help prevent opioid overdose deaths and to support our friends and neighbors suffering from addiction.

We were founded at the first-ever Opioid Epidemic Challenge Summit and Hackathon (link: opioidhackathon.com) hosted by Mass General Hospital and the GE Foundation in September 2016 by a group of concerned community members, addiction experts, pharmacists and individuals in recovery.

BY THE NUMBERS

Opioid Epidemic

America's worst drug crisis ever

91
Americans die
every day from
an opioid
overdose.

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5
in the state of
Massachusetts
alone.

Drug overdoes now kill more people
than gun homicides and car crashes
combined.

Overdose rates were highest
among people aged 25 to 54 years.

In 2015, more than 52,000 people
died of drug overdoses.

Our Solution

COMPASSION AWARENESS COMMUNITY
ACTION

Our goal is to help prevent opioid overdose deaths and to support our friends, family members and neighbours suffering from the disease of addiction. By making naloxone(trade name Narcan©) universally visible and availble through our system of Response Cases, Indicators Pins, and educational website,we plan to transform community members into Allies to help combat stigma and empower others to turn the tide of the overdose epidemic.

Elizabeth Warren
Senator(D-MA)

Stanley Rosenberg
President of the Massachusetts Senate

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We Are Allies

@weareallies.org

We believe Social Media is one platform that we use to empower, gather and transform the community members into Allies to combat Stigma.

100+
Allies in Massachusetts

We just started off in Boston, MA and are going to be spreading to other nearby counties and towns.

Join Us

Become an Ally

Fill in your details, and we will contact you on how to get your
own case and pin, as well as directions on how to use it.

Support us by Donating

Support We Are Allies via donations through Paypal. Every little bit helps. We would be happy to tell you how your money is going to be used.

Support us by Sharing

A word can go a long way in bringing about change. Do share with your friends and family about We Are Allies.

Allies

Share your experience and feedback with us. We really apreciate it.

If you are already an Ally, please provide us with feedback on the case. (Coming Soon)

6 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108


Contact us at

info@weareallies.net