Harm Reduction

Harm reduction incorporates a spectrum of strategies that includes safer use, managed use, abstinence, meeting people who use drugs “where they’re at,” and addressing conditions of use along with the use itself.


Harm Reduction-Safe Syringe Exchange Services at NIAC  

​Naloxone is a medicine that rapidly reverses an opioid overdose.



Contact NIAC at (208) 665-1448

Or fill out the form below. 

Sterile Safe Syringe Exchange 



NIAC offers FREE sterile syringe exchange to Idaho residents who sign up for the NIACSSP program. 

Please Read

  NIAC can ONLY provide SSP services in the State of Idaho, specifically the following counties

Kootenai County

Benewah County

Bonner County

Boundary County

Shoshone County

Latah County

Clearwater County

Nez Perce County

Lewis County

Idaho County 

  1.  NIAC's in-office exchange hours are Monday-Friday 9 am to 4 pm. No exchanges after 4 pm.  

  2. To request supplies to be mailed to your place of residence in N. Idaho complete and  submit the form below. 

  3. Always dispose of your used syringes correctly.

  4. Please report any overdose reversals to us, if you used the Narcan we provided.  

  5. If you find a improperly discarded syringe in Kootenai County, Call NIAC's Hotline and we will come and dispose of it properly: (208) 416-7139 or our office at (208) 665-1448. 




To order safe syringe supplies
complete and submit the form below.

(Please make sure your birthdate is correct. You must be over 18)
Have you used our services before?
Would you like FREE in-home HIV test kit?
Which type of syringes do you need (Leave blank if you do not need syringes)?
Do you need any of the following (For complete list, please call 208-665-1448):
Have you or someone you know recently reversed an overdose with the Naloxone we have previously provided?
Would you like to talk to a SSP Specialist about reducing your use or recovery?

Contributing to a safe community by utilizing education, evidence-based programming, syringe exchange, disposal, and
safe supplies.

Thanks for submitting!