After Hours Project

PROGRAM AND SERVICES
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After Hours Project (AHP) provides an array of services including: intake and assessments, Syringe Exchange Program (SEP) and Expanded Syringe Access Program  (ESAP), outreach to injectors and other high-risk drug users, individual and group level interventions, harm reduction counseling, education on safer injection practices, condom and bleach kit demonstration and distribution, supportive services, referrals, client escort, Buprenorphine education, overdose prevention, hepatitis C education and screening, flu shots, hepatitis A & B vaccinations, and Naloxone provision.

 

Treatment Readiness Services


Outreach Healt FairAHP promotes the overall health and wellbeing of substance abusers by increasing connection to care and drug treatment services through adherence to substance use treatment and increasing linkages to care and treatment for clients who test positive for HIV.  This program also increases the availability of HIV testing and reduction services by expanding mobile rapid HIV testing and conducting educational sessions in STI, Hepatitis A, B, C and harm-reduction.

Outcomes for this program include significant increases in the number of individuals aware of their HIV status, substance users receiving recovery and addiction services, HIV-positive active substance users enrolled in detoxification, newly identified HIV-positive individuals receiving HIV health care services, substance user clients following through on referrals and adhering to treatment.