Expand the budget to provide more supplies and acupuncture services Provide HIV and HCV testing Expand our Peer Program Provide program participants with access to medical and drug treatment Provide program participants with access to housing and other important social services
Rural IDU are in dire need of harm reduction services, to say the least. Our IDU inject at least 5 times a day in high risk environments such as “shooting galleries”. With 920 participants enrolled and injecting 5 times a day, we estimate at least 4,600 daily injections in this area. Because of our limited … Continue reading
EPM is a harm reduction based mobile SEP that targets the Central Eastern Region of the island of Puerto Rico. Twice a week, every week, our mobile unit visits 4 rural municipalities: Cayey, Cidra, Comerío and Aguas Buenas. We have 2 part-time program staff and just recently added a “Drug Policy Liaison” and a Peer … Continue reading
Exchange for Change: Saving lives in rural Puerto Rico. via Exchange for Change: Saving lives in rural Puerto Rico.