syringes

Rebranded AIDS United Fund Looks to Harm Reduction’s Future

Syringe service programs (SSP) in the United States began as acts of civil disobedience by drug users in the early…

April 22, 2022

New York Protest Tells Politicians to Stop Targeting Harm Reduction

Harm reduction advocates and workers, including members of VOCAL-New York, converged at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Manhattan on…

March 10, 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

NYC Vending Machines to Distribute Free Naloxone and Other Supplies

Before the end of 2022, New York City residents should be able to access naloxone, sterile syringes and other harm…

January 6, 2022

Charleston’s Syringe Program Can Stay Open Despite Harsh WV Law

The only syringe service program (SSP) in Charleston, the capital of West Virginia, is officially approved to stay open. The…

December 9, 2021

A Rural Michigan County Is Getting Its First Syringe Program

A rural Michigan county is getting its first syringe service program (SSP). It comes at a time when the state…

December 2, 2021

Austin, Indiana to Restart Syringe Access After Scott County Shutdown

On November 9, city council members in Austin, Indiana, voted to approve a syringe service program (SSP). The news, which…

November 15, 2021

Let’s Examine the Astroworld Syringe-Wielding Assailant Rumor

On November 5, at the Astroworld festival in Houston, at least eight people were killed in what appeared, from multiple…

November 9, 2021

Will the Only Syringe Program in West Virginia’s Capital Survive?

On November 4, the only syringe service program (SSP) in West Virginia’s capital city of Charleston received approval from Kanawha…

November 8, 2021

Michigan Capital’s Only Syringe Program Is Running Out of Supplies

The only syringe service program (SSP) in Ingham County, Michigan, based in the state capital of Lansing, is being forced…

October 20, 2021