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This section features general information on syringe access including statistics, research reports, and historical documents.

For comprehensive “how-to” manuals, fact sheets, best practices and other resources – visit our Syringe Access: Tools & Best Practices section. Information on Training or capacity-building assistance is available in our Training and Capacity Building section.


A selection of research studies and bibliographies related to the efficacy of syringe access.

Government Reports

A selection of government reports on syringe access dating from 1991-2011.

Personal Testimonies

Personal stories documenting the impact of syringe access.

This overview of syringe access services was developed by Katie Burk and Narelle Ellendon as part of our Capacity Building Assistance for Syringe Access Services Project. Please feel free to contact them with questions or to inquire about bringing their services to you!

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