HARM REDUCTION PROGRAM
Gender Health Center’s Harm Reduction Program is a state certified syringe exchange program located in Sacramento, CA with our area of service extending to all of Sacramento County. Open Monday to Friday from 11:30am - 4:30pm at 3823 V Street Sacramento, CA 95817 and it consists of:
🌟 Needle exchange (In-person/Delivery)
🌟 Sexual health supplies
🌟 Fentanyl testing strips
🌟 Hygiene products
🌟 Wound care kits
🌟 Snacks and beverages
🌟 Referrals to Medication Assisted Treatment Programs (MAT)
Syringe Point Mail Delivery Services
We are accepting requests on a rolling basis for Needle & Syringe delivery. We will be shipping out boxes during the last week of every month, and it will take 2-9 days for your package to arrive.
Delivery addresses must be within Sacramento County to be eligible.
For any questions about delivery, supplies offered, and information on other Harm Reduction Services, please email email@example.com.
The Point: Needle Exchange Program
Safepoints Syringe Exchange
Free Sterile Syringe Access and Disposal. Other safe injection supplies & resources available. The act of exchange promotes disease reduction in the community as a whole (i.e.: emergency personnel, waste management, parks & rec., etc.) by keeping used syringes out of garbage, sewers, parks, gutters, etc. When community members come in to exchange syringes we are able to connect them to other services such as detox, medical & mental health care, disease testing and more.
Syringes and needles for hormone use. We offer two different types of injection kits for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT): Subcutaneous (“Subq”) injection kits and Intramuscular (“IM”) injection kits
Syringes and needles in 28, 29, and 30 gage.
Free Sharps containers for disposal.
OVERDOSE PREVENTION & RESPONSE TRAINING (Nasal Narcan)
Training opiate users, their friends and family on how to avoid an overdose, how to recognize one, and how to respond with calling 911, rescue breathing, and use of Nasal Narcan.
*addressing the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. – opioid overdose
EDUCATION, RESPONSE AND ACCESS (ERA)
Targeted education and services for injection drug users, with an emphasis on new young (under 30) injectors. Vein care, abscess avoidance, overdose prevention & response, disease education testing, medical and mental health information, AOD referrals and assistance in accessing treatment with in person support for individuals attempting to access Sacramento County AOD System of Care
Distribution of Survival Supplies (Food, Hygiene, Water, non-prescription medications)
Risk Reduction Education and referrals
Condom & Lube Distribution