Participation in Syringe Exchange Program and Entry Into Drug Treatment

According to a 1997 statement by the National Institutes of Health, "individuals in areas with needle exchange programs have an increased likelihood of entering drug treatment programs."

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National Institutes of Health Consensus Panel, Interventions to Prevent HIV Risk Behaviors (Kensington, MD: NIH Consensus Program Information Center, February 1997), p. 6.
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