The APC Project will begin offering services on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 1 pm.
The Any Positive Change (APC) Project Syringe Service Program is a North Dakota Department of Health authorized Syringe Service Program. The program provides services to individuals who may inject substances or would otherwise be at risk for disease transmission due to substance use or reuse of injecting equipment. The primary goals of the program are to:
- Reduce the spread of Hepatitis C and HIV due to injection substance use
- Establish relationships with clients and facilitate client driven positive change for individuals who may be in active substance use
- Reduce the incidence of opioid overdose and opioid overdose death in the community
The services of The APC Project prioritize meeting clients where they are, respecting individual dignity, and providing non-judgmental, non-coercive services and resources to clients.
Services of the program are confidential and are open to individuals aged 18 and over regardless of residency.
Testing for Hepatitis C and HIV is provided on-site at no cost and clients are required to be tested within 30 days of their first visit, and every six months thereafter.
Supplies including sharps containers, cookers, sterile water, and filters
Hepatitis C and HIV testing and referrals
Safer sex supplies including condoms, dental dams, and lube
Connection to harm reduction educated primary care services
Peer support services
Risk reduction education