Outreach Best Practices

Syringe Access

Effective outreach is critical to the success of any harm reduction program. Although each program will tailor its outreach program to the specific needs of its participant base and workers, here are sample outreach protocols to help inform that process.

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Outreach Competencies: Minimum Standards for Conducting Street Outreach for Hard-to-Reach Populations (Updated 2009)
Center for HIV, Hepatitis, and Addiction Training and Technology; Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center

Mobile Outreach: A guide to help plan and implement a Mobile Outreach Vehicle (MOV)-based risk reduction intervention program (2005)
Center for HIV, Hepatitis, and Addiction Training and Technology; Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center

Harm Reduction Outreach with Syringe Exchange (2000)
Chicago Recovery Alliance

The NIDA Community-Based Outreach Model (2000)
National Institutes on Drug Abuse

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