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Injection 'Chill Rooms' Proposed For Oakland Needle Exchange Program

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – While heralding Oakland’s existing needle exchange program for lowering the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C, advocates say it’s simply doesn’t go far enough. 222 more words

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KCHD's Harm Reduction Program

Beginning in December 2015 the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department opened its Harm Reduction Clinic with Syringe Exchange Program. The program is designed to reduce the number of shared and re-used needles in order to control the spread of Hepatitis. 400 more words

How Needle Exchange Programs Are Saving Lives In Appalachia

Yesterday, I was handing out Naloxone and a man approached the table

Man: What are these?

Me: Naloxone kits. They are for reversing opiate overdoses. Ya know heroin, opana, stuff like that. 2,502 more words

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Colorado Springs: GET A NEEDLE EXCHANGE PROGRAM!

This post illustrates a petition I started last year on change.org which came to be after I read a shocking and offensive article in Colorado Springs’ The Gazette newspaper, in which the writer discusses the Mayor at that time’s position on the always brought to the floor but always rejected bill, rewritten each time it gets brought before the floor, trying to get a needle exchange program in the City of Colorado Springs, a city boasting nearly 700,000 people. 987 more words

Addiction

Radio Birdman, SO36, Berlin (DE)

Price: 18€

Support: Modern Pets, Needle Exchange

Lineup Needle Exchange: ?

Lineup Modern Pets: Toby Dishrag (voc, g) – El Costache (g) – Automatic Axel (voc, b) – Jay Hell (dr) 34 more words

Berlin

"Free needles for drug users": A Public Health miracle

When you explain the concept to people, it is often received with the exact same cry of confusion regardless of personal prejudice. Giving heroin addicts the very needles they will use to sustain their own self destructive habit seems as far away from helping them as giving a pet rat a pile of warfarin with its evening meal. 1,904 more words

Medicine

Heroin Warning!!

My heart is heavy writing this post as I have just found out that another client that I used to work with back in the day passed away.  881 more words

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