Prevention Point Pittsburgh

Prevention Point Pittsburgh

(PPP)

Prevention Point Pittsburgh is a harm reduction organization. We are the only county-approved syringe exchange program in Southwestern Pennsylvania. PPP considers needle exchange as a foundation for addressing a broader set of injection drug users’ needs from a harm reduction perspective. We strive to meet needs that are not met through other existing services. In addition to syringe exchange, PPP provides comprehensive case management services, education on HIV and Hep C prevention, overdose prevention and response trainings with naloxone prescription, individualized risk-reduction health education, wound care consultation and free onsite HIV, Hepatitis C, and other STD testing provided in collaboration with Allies for Health + Wellbeing, formerly the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force. PPP is also an advocacy organization, working to improve the health and lives or people who use drugs through harm reduction. Prevention Point Pittsburgh services include: -Legal needle exchange services to prevent HIV and Hepatitis C transmission -Free, confidential confidential HIV, Hepatitis C, and other STD testing and counseling -Health prevention and risk-reduction education -Case management services -Crisis intervention and counseling -Overdose prevention and response education, with naloxone prescription -Wound and vein care consultation -Assistance to drug treatment, health care, housing, food pantries, and other necessary social services

  • Case Management/Coordinated Care
  • Community Trainings/Education
  • Hepatitis testing/Education
  • HIV testing/Education
  • MAT Education/Referrals
  • Naloxone Distribution/Overdose Ed.
  • Syringe Services
  • Wound Care Services

460 Melwood Avenue
Suite #205
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 US

Hours

Every Tuesday: 1pm to 3pm
Perry Hilltop
Find White Van at intersection of:
N Charles St. and Perrysville Ave.

Every Wednesday: 1pm to 3pm
Hill District
Find White Van at intersection of:
Bentley Dr. and Kirkpatrick St.

Every Thursday: 12pm to 3pm
Carrick/Overbrook
Find White Van in parking lot
behind Fairhaven United Methodist Church
2415 Saw Mill Run Blvd

Every Sunday: 12pm to 3pm
East Liberty
5913 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

(412) 247-3404
(412) 758-4257
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