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:
Mondays and Thursdays: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
460 James P. Brawley Dr. NW, at the intersection of Brawley and Jett St.
Sundays: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Little Five Points – 426 Seminole Avenue, NE Atlanta, GA 30307
(Please note, This is the address for Drugstore Vintage Clothing. We set up on the edge of Gregory L. Davis Plaza outside the store.)
If you are having trouble finding the site, note that Seminole Avenue runs parallel to the west of Moreland Avenue and ends in a cul-de-sac behind Clothing Warehouse near the unpaved parking lot behind the buildings on Euclid Avenue.)
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