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Skagit County Needle Exchange Program Starts April 14th

Needle ExchangeSkagit County:  Skagit County is starting a new Needle Exchange program through Phoenix Recovery Services.

The Referral Intervention Safety Education (RISE) Mobile Needle Exchange program will provide one clean needle for one used needle.

Starting April 14th, 2015, The R.I.S.E mobile bus will be available  on  Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to noon at Christ the King Community Church, on Riverside Drive in Mount Vernon and from 1 pm to 4 pm at The United General Medical Center on Hospital Drive in Sedro-Woolley.

For additional information on the Needle Exchange Program, Click here to read Myth vs Facts.  

Click here to be taken to the ” Ohana” Facebook page.  Ohana  is a Skagit County based in- person and online support group for parents who have children who struggle with addiction or who have passed from their addiction. They  meet locally the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. 

The needle exchange program is sponsored by the Skagit County Health Department.

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Chris Nelson
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