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Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program

ESP Report: Effectiveness of Syringe Services Programs

by Erin Beech, MA ; Katherine Mackey, MD
Seminar date: 4/22/2024

Description: Authors of an ESP systematic review will present key findings on the effectiveness of syringe services programs on outcomes including infectious disease transmission, injection risk behaviors, and engagement with substance use treatment services. A panel will discuss the review’s findings and implications for VHA care.
Discussants: Audrey Kusiak, PhD, Dominick DePhilippis, PhD, and Kamonica Craig, PharmD

Intended Audience: Researchers, clinicians, and policymakers interested in syringe services programs and reducing the harms associated with substance use.

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