Webinar

How to Start a Syringe Services Program in California

Speakers

Matt Curtis

California Department of Public Health, Office of AIDS, Harm Reduction Unit

Jenna Haywood

Capacity Building and Community Development Manager, National Harm Reduction Coalition

Savannah O’Neill

Capacity Building and Community Development Manager, National Harm Reduction Coalition

Webinar abstract/description:

Looking to start a syringe service program (SSP) in California? Look no further — this free, archived webinar from the California Department of Public Health, Office of AIDS Harm Reduction Unit and National Harm Reduction Coalition has all the information you need to get started. 

By the end of this webinar, participants will understand: 

  • The role of syringe services programs (SSPs) in California’s public health system; 
  • Harm Reduction as a theoretical and practical framework for supporting people who use drugs; 
  • The legal basis for SSPs in California, including the CDPH authorization process; 
  • Resources available to support SSP development and operations.

Last modified: August 31, 2020