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Grand Forks County Battles Opioid Crisis With New Syringe Program

It's hoping to stop the spread of drug abuse, get rid of dirty sharps and give people the help they need.

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The county is starting its new syringe collection program, the fifth in the state, in the wake of an opioid epidemic across the nation. It’s hoping to stop the spread of drug abuse, get rid of dirty sharps and give people the help they need. “It’s an opportunity for them to talk frankly about their…

N.D. Department of Health Holds Syringe Service Program Training

Health leaders from across the state learned about starting programs in their communities

FARGO, N.D. — A new program could help people who inject drugs get connected to the right resources. Health leaders learned about starting syringe service programs across North Dakota. Syringe service programs give people access to clean needles and a place to dispose used ones, but those at the North Dakota Department of Health says there’s so much more than that….