All County Objectives

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Syringe Services

By June 2021, Health Services will establish baseline measures and target increases for Syringe Services Program (SSP) participants that are referred to clinical services, including Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment, and baseline measures and target reductions for syringe litter.

Key Steps

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Train SSP staff to provide motivational interviewing, and work with SUD services to improve pipeline to treatment.

Work with SUD services to improve pipeline from SSP referral to starting treatment program. Conduct client surveys, community and SSP Commission meetings to address underlying barriers to SSP participation and safe disposal of used syringes. Establish data collection and reports to streamline measurement and improve programming.
Plan Reference: Collaborating Depts:
1.A.i, 1.A.ii, 6.D.ii HSD, DPW, ISD Establish Baseline 0%