Access: Drug User Health Program

As one of several state-sanctioned and state-funded syringe exchange programs in Massachusetts, AIDS Action’s Access: Drug User Health Program distributes and exchanges syringes to people who inject drugs (PWID).

Access: Drug User Health Program is one of the state’s pilot sites for the distribution of Narcan, a nasal spray provided to IDUs and their network of supportive family and friends to reverse potentially fatal overdoses.

The program also operates a drop-in center where members can access:

  • Risk reduction supplies, such as crack kits, safer injection supplies, and condoms.
  • Periodic risk reduction counseling—both group and individual services.
  • Information and referrals to medical, substance use, and other social service providers.

Access provides a variety of other services, including:

  • HIV/HCV/STI testing
  • Health education and navigation
  • Overdose education
  • Narcan distribution
  • Street and community outreach
  • Behavioral health services
  • Support groups
  • Nursing (limited)

Access: Drug User Health Program at Green Street
359 Green Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: 617.599.0246
Fax: 617.661.2853
Email: mhynes@aac.org 

Drop-In Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Exchange Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

Access: Drug User Health Program at Amory Street
75 Amory Street, Boston, MA 02119

Phone: 617.450.1027
Email: bcantero@aac.org

Exchange Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00am – 1:00pm

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