By Harm Reduction Educators Steff Pinch and Marissa Martins Current drug laws have created a high demand for substances with little oversight or quality control. When a controlled substance is bought, like alcohol, there are regulations and laws that make sure consumers know what they are taking. Labeling is required to tell people what kind […]
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By Harm Reduction Educators Steff Pinch and Marissa Martins WHAT IS A NEEDLE EXCHANGE PROGRAM (NEP)? A needle exchange program is a harm reduction initiative that that provides injection drug users with sterile hypodermic needles and safer injection supplies (alcohol swabs, sterile waters, medical-grade tourniquets, etc.) at a reduced cost, or for free. NEPs also […]