|"Improvement of accessibility to needle and syringe exchange programme for IDUs in Klaipėda Centre for Addictive Disorders Anonymous Consultation Cabinet"|
|Duration||10 May 2011 - 15 August 2011|
|Project goal and objectives||
The main goal is to improve accessibility to needle and syringe exchange programme in Klaipeda Centre for Addictive Disorders Anonymous Consultation Cabinet for IDUs in Klaipeda City.
Implementing the project and reaching it's gals the following activities were conducted:
1. Improving the commodity base and working environment of the low-threshold cabinet the premises were renovated, furniture purchased.
2. Aiming to improve HIV/AIDS prevention programme services and to attract more IDU's to the low-threshold cabinet, commodities for wound dressing were procured.
3. Establishing and maintaining new contacts with IDUs a peer-to-peer consultant provided services in the Anonymous Counselling Cabinet (ACC) from 14.00h till 18.30h. During the other time (from 12.00h till 14.00h) consultant assisted clients to health care and social service institutions. In ACC consultant worked together with the social worker and both provided low-threshold services. Consultant also looked for the new contacts with IDUs living with HIV through existing relationships, and provided them information related to health case, social and other specific problem solving, motivated them to approach Klaipėda Centre for Addictive Disorders and other health care institutions and social service institutions, mediated and represented IDUs in different organizations/institutions.
4. Providing preventive information about the project activities for the community, the centre distributed information materials in Klaipėda Centre for Addictive Disorders, information notification was posted on centre's website.
Other provided services: