Needle and Syringe Program

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Our Needle and Syringe Programs Provide:

  • Sterile injecting equipment and used needle disposal options
  • Access to free Naloxone and training on how to use it to prevent an opiate overdose
  • Testing for Hepatitis C and support to access Hepatitis C treatment and management
  • Testing for HIV and support to access HIV treatment and management
  • Information and support about other blood borne viral infections, sexually transmitted infections and injecting related injury, illness and disease.

We also offer:

  • Non-clinical counselling, information and support
  • Referrals to other drug treatment programs and health & welfare agencies
  • Some food and clothing

Vending Machines

In a discreet location outside our Brisbane and Townsville Needle and Syringe program locations, we have vending machines that dispense 1ml and 3mls syringe packs. The vending machines take 2 x $1 coins and can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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For more information about our Needle and Syringe Program, contact us.