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Syringe Service Programs

SSPs can also be known as Syringe Exchange Programs (SEP), Syringe Access Programs (SAP), and Needle Exchange Programs (NEP). They are a key component. in a comprehensive harm reduction strategy

These programs have been proven to reduce the harms of substance use to the individual and to the community. SSPs reconnect marginalized community members to their community and empower people to make positive changes in their lives. Syringe service programs focus on building relationships and provide people access to other vital services.

Please save the date for the 2023 Michigan Harm Reduction Summit, to be held May 16-17, 2023. The summit will be hosted in-person (Lansing) with a select number of sessions streamed virtually. To subscribe for future Harm Reduction Summit updates or view material from previous summits, please visit the Harm Reduction Summit Webpage!