Also called “needle exchange” or “syringe exchange,” provides access to clean and sterile equipment for the preparation and consumption of drugs as well as tools for the prevention and reversal of opioid overdoses, such as naloxone training and distribution, fentanyl test strips, and more. Comprehensive programs also provide additional social and medical services such as access to drug treatment programs, linkages to medical, mental health, social services, and more.

Contact the Inland Empire Harm Reduction ( or (951) 364-0983 ext. 2), Neighborhood Healthcare ((833) 867-4642), or DAP Health in Palm Springs ( or (760) 992-0453) to learn about their Syringe Service Program.