SYRINGE SERVICES PROGRAM
Help reduce the rates of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C through our Syringe Exchange Program!
Did you know this about Syringe Services Programs?
Can reduce the transmission of blood borne diseases.
Lead to an 80% decrease in new HIV infections among people who inject drugs.
Lead to a 50% decrease in Hepatitis C infection among people who inject drugs.
Assist with referrals into treatment programs, support groups or local services.
Exchange of used syringes for new syringes
Distribute risk reduction kits such as cottons and cookers
Distribute Overdose Prevention Kits
Distribute free bread/pastries and water
Referral to Substance Use Treatment
On-Site Medical Services:
- Wound Care
- Blood Pressure Screening
- Glucose Screening
- PrEP Education
- HIV Rapid Entry
Linkage to medical, supportive, and essential services
All services are Free and Confidential!
For your convenience, we conduct Syringe Exchange at two locations in Atlanta:
460 James P. Brawley Dr. NW, at the intersection of Brawley and Jett St.
Mondays and Wednesdays: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Little Five Points
(Euclid & Moreland Avenues near Criminal Records record store: 1154A Euclid Avenue, Atlanta GA 30307)
Sundays: 11:00am – 12:30pm
*Beginning October 1, 2020, outreach will be held on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays*
Do you or someone you know can benefit from Narcan?
AHRC’s goal is to educate drug users, non-users, community leaders, elected officials, and other organizations about the effectiveness of harm reduction strategies in the prevention of drug overdose.
AHRC in collaboration with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability, and Georiga Overdose Prevention, provides Narcan free of charge to community members across Georgia.
To get a free Narcan kit, or to ask about Narcan training, call Mona Bennett at 404-942-7042 or come in to our Drop-In-Center:
Monday, Tue, Wednesday: 10-5