Needle Exchange Services Trust
|Type:||NGO working on Drugs|
|Address:||PO Box 22, 176 Christchurch|
Other:'Human Rights, Health'
||The Needle Exchange Programme (NEP) consists of approximately 200 outlets around New Zealand that sell new needles and syringes to injecting drug users. Outlets also receive and safely dispose of used needle and syringes. Some NEP outlets provide information and advice about preventing the transmission of blood borne diseases. In addition to exchanging injection equipment Needle Exchanges offer free help and advice to drug users about health issues relating to their drug use.|