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The Nation’s First Publicly-Recognized Overdose Prevention Centers: Lessons Learned in New York City
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  • Rebecca Giglio,
  • Shivani Mantha,
  • Alex Harocopos,
  • Nilova Saha,
  • Jacqueline Reilly,
  • Chelsea Cipriano,
  • Maura Kennelly,
  • Lisa Landau,
  • Michael McRae,
  • Dave Chokshi
Rebecca Giglio
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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Shivani Mantha
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Alex Harocopos
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Nilova Saha
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Jacqueline Reilly
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Chelsea Cipriano
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Maura Kennelly
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Lisa Landau
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This case study outlines the sequence of events that resulted in NYC supporting an existing syringe service program (SSP) to open the first two publicly recognized overdose prevention centers in the nation, including lessons learned to inform other jurisdictions considering offering such services.
Apr 2023Published in Journal of Urban Health volume 100 issue 2 on pages 245-254. 10.1007/s11524-023-00717-y