syringe service programs

Beyond “Zero Tolerance”? Syringe Access in Canadian Prisons

In the outside world, if you’re lucky enough to live somewhere that has harm reduction services, you might have access…

January 30, 2023

New Jersey Harm Reduction Set to Grow After Atlantic City Legal Battle

A lawsuit between Atlantic City and a local syringe service program (SSP) may be nearing its end. The city has…

September 22, 2022

Santa Monica Lawmakers Bid to Stop Syringe Distribution in Parks

Lawmakers in Santa Monica, California are trying to stop sterile syringe distribution in public parks,  restricting it largely to brick-and-mortar…

September 13, 2022

Ipswich, MA, Considers Opening Its First Syringe Program

The town of Ipswich, Massachusetts is considering establishing a syringe service program (SSP). The effort to do so mirrors local…

June 2, 2022

Congress Slashes Proposed Funding for Overdose and HIV Prevention

On March 9, Congress released its proposed final appropriations package for fiscal year 2022. If approved, it will drastically reduce…

March 10, 2022

Study Projects HIV Surge After Scott County Syringe Program Closure

In 2015, Scott County, Indiana, saw a huge HIV outbreak among its population of people who use drugs. The county…

March 4, 2022

“Largest-Ever” Harm Reduction Ad Campaign Demands Services, Honors the Dead

You can now participate in an online memorial to honor over 1 million lives lost to overdose in the United…

February 17, 2022

It’s Time for Maine to Free Us From One-to-One Syringe Distribution

Maine is a rural state, where many people who use drugs may be forced to drive three or four hours…

February 1, 2022

New Jersey Governor Signs Bills to Expand Harm Reduction

On January 18, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed harm reduction legislation that will expand syringe service programs (SSP) in…

January 18, 2022

New Jersey Legislation to Remove Key Barriers for Syringe Programs

On January 10, the New Jersey legislature passed two bills that will enable the expansion of syringe service programs (SSP),…

January 12, 2022