Local public health agencies and members of the public who need access to sterile syringes and other harm reduction services can contact the access programs listed below. The goal of syringe service programs is to reduce harms associated with drug use including injection-related health risks and overdose. A Colorado pharmacist or pharmacy technician may also sell a nonprescription syringe or needle to any person.
Learn more about harm reduction
Resources for syringe access programs
Safer substance use and risk reduction resources
- Fentanyl Resources: National Harm Reduction Coalition
- Fentanyl Facts and Fiction: A Safety Guide for First Responders - JEMS: EMS, Emergency Medical Services
- ACMT and AACT Position Statement: Preventing Occupational Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analog Exposure to Emergency Responders
Listing of Colorado laws about reducing injury related to drug use.