Syringe Access and Disposal
Syringe Access and Disposal: A List of Participating Pharmacies
How to access clean syringes without a prescription.
Safe Disposal Options for Needles and Syringes: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Information from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on storage or destruction of needles, including a safe disposal fact sheet: Disposal options for needles and syringes (PDF).
- Reducing harms associated with substance use disorder through syringe service programs and syringe access (PDF)
Infographic about the benefits of syringe service programs (SSP).
Minnesota Pharmacy Syringe/Needle Access Initiative
Information about the Minnesota law that allows pharmacies to sell a limited number of sterile syringes to individuals without a prescription.
Pharmacy Registration or Removal: Syringe Access Initiative Form
Online form to add or remove pharmacies participating in the syringe access initiative.
Minnesota Syringe Exchange Calendar
Listing of hours and contact information for Minnesota syringe exchange programs.
- Syringe Service Program Poster: Your Life Matters - Reduce the Harms of Drug Use (PDF)
This 11x17 poster is intended for public spaces such as bathrooms at libraries, grocery stores, community centers, and laundromats, or other places to reach people at risk of overdosing. It has information about reducing the harms associated with drug use, overdose prevention, and services offered at a Syringe Service Programs (SSP). The poster has a blank space to write/add a sticker with the contact information of the nearest SSP.
- Opioid Overdose Prevention
Information on opioid overdose, how to get and use nalaxone to reverse an overdose, Steve's Law, and other resources.
Online training presented by Kate Erickson.
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