Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs

Code: RX-8470.1900-610

Programs that help prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS and other blood borne infectious diseases by providing new, sterile syringes and other sterile injection supplies to needle users in exchange for used ones; or which sell new hypodermic needles and syringes to high risk individuals who have a prescription or, in jurisdictions where it is permitted, without a prescription.

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