How do I exchange needles / syringes?

In July 2016, Governor Pat McCrory signed a bill legalizing syringe exchanges in North Carolina. While needle exchanges are legal, they do not receive any taxpayer funding.

North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC) Needle Exchange - Wilmington

  • Offers fixed, mobile, and peer-based needle exchanges in New Hanover County.
    • The NCHRC Wilmington office is located at 2154 Wrightsville Avenue, Wilmington NC 28403.
  • Mobile and peer exchange are also available in Brunswick County through the NCHRC Wilmington exchange. Email Becca Lilly, Exchange Program Manager or the Executive Director or call 910-228-7605 or 336-543-8050

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6. How do I exchange needles / syringes?