Needle Exchange Program: Examining the Results Statewide

Comprehensive data on the three C-H-R Programs implemented in Wise County, Smyth County and Richmond for the past 1 1/2 years:

  • 779 registered users
  • 161, 924 needles handed out
  • 137, 800 needles received for disposal
  • 437 referrals for substance abuse treatment
  • 248 individuals attended a first appointment
  • 251 self-reported reversed overdose – Naloxone use

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