Fact Sheet: Reducing Harms from Injection Drug Use & Opioid Use Disorder with SSPs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) released a new fact sheet on “Reducing Harms from Injection Drug Use & Opioid Use Disorder with Syringe Services Programs.” The fact sheet describes the components of a comprehensive syringe services program (SSP) and the related benefits to communities and public safety. Local health departments interested in implementing an SSP can use this new resource as an informational tool.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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