Hobart needle exchange program making a difference in community


ABC News, Updated

The program aims to reduce the amount of blood-borne viruses and Heptatitis B and C within the injecting and wider community by supplying sterile needles and other equipment.

As well as supplying sterile needles and a place for needle disposal for injecting drug users, the NSP educates people in harm minimisation and safe needle techniques.

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  • Download the list of Clean Needle Program sites in SA (PDF) here
By J Pope

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