RestPit

RestPit is a Nonprofit Harm Reduction organization that works with music festival promoters to provide a better experience for attendees.

 

The Goals of RestPit:

  • Harm Reduction Education and Intervention
  • Reduction of Medical Transportation
  • Decreased Law Enforcement Involvement  
  • Emotional/Psychosocial Support
  • Safe Return to Festivities

RestPit Provides

  • 16‘x26‘x8.5’ tent
  • A Safe Place
  • Peer to Peer Support
  • Harm Reduction Education and Supplies
  • Trained Volunteer staff that walks the grounds and staffs the tent to assist people who may be emotionally distraught, exhausted and/or under the influence of intoxicants.

 

Free distribution of

  • Ear Plugs
  • Condoms
  • Sunscreen
  • and other Harm Reduction supplies

At the Promoters discretion RestPit can provide presumptive substance testing. (whats in your baggie?) for attendees and/or safety/security. Reagents testing can be very informative and help prevent negative outcomes of unknown substance use and help stop drug related mass casualties.