Syringe Service Programs (SSPs) provide services to people who use drugs, including:

  • Syringe access
  • Naloxone access
  • Hepatitis C and HIV testing, care coordination, and referrals to other services
  • Health education
  • Hepatitis care coordination and treatment counseling

You can get a wallet-sized fold out palm card that explains more about SSPs. The palm card also includes:

  • A list of SSPs operating in New York City, along with their phone numbers, boroughs, and websites
  • Harm reduction safety tips to reduce the risk of overdose for people who use drugs (use with others, get naloxone, and avoid mixing drugs)
  • Information about fentanyl's presence in other drugs

The palm card is available in English, Spanish, and Russian.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) to request a copy.


If you requested a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene publication over 2 weeks ago and have not received it, you can check the status. If you ordered it more recently, allow time for delivery and call back after 2 weeks if you still haven't received it.

Cancel Order

If your order has been placed, it likely already shipped. You can return unwanted copies at no cost to you by writing "Return to Sender" on the package and putting it in the mail.

Out of Stock

If the publication you are looking for is currently out of stock, you can get assistance by phone.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for assistance by phone.

Update Order

  • To order additional items, you must place another order.
  • You can email requests to
    • To update a current order, be sure to include tracking order number
    • To update address, email, and organizational information

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