HEALTH SERVICES AND EDUCATION
Syringe Access – Monday – Friday 9-noon at our 231 E. Colfax Avenue location. No id is required. Intake will take about 10 minutes.
Health Education Classes – HIV & Hepatitis C prevention are the cornerstones of agency services. We offer a peer education class called STRIVE, another that focuses on HIV/HCV 101 prevention, and overdose prevention with access to Naloxone. STRIVE and HIV/HCV 101 happen in the afternoons, Overdose prevention happens in the mornings.
Testing – HRAC staff provide on-demand testing for HIV, hepatitis C, Chlamydia, and Gonorrha
Vein Care – provided 1 on 1 with a staff member that is a current or former person who injects drugs.
Street Outreach – 2 afternoons a week HRAC staff and a volunteer provide syringes/referrals in high drug traffic areas.
PWID Advisory Committee – Monthly, PWID have a lunch to chat about what’s going on in the community, what’s going on at the HRAC, and provide HRAC programmatic/advocacy direction for the agency.
Referrals to a variety of services in our community are provided upon request.