BAC is a registered ESAP provider delivering services on the Mobile unit to communities in high-risk locations for intravenous drug use (IDU) and to community pharmacies servicing the IDU population. Consumers can receive clean needles and syringes as well as dispose of used needles and syringes on the mobile unit and at the designated Bergen Street office location. Individuals who are 18 years or older can receive up to 10 clean syringes, a safe kit (FITPACK), and ESAP safety inserts. Along with the clean syringe distribution, consumers receive health screens (STI, mental health, and substance abuse) as a package.
The BAC ESAP program recruits local pharmacies to become ESAP providers, distributes FITPACKS and Safety inserts to pharmacies for distribution, and provides outreach to pharmacies and the community regarding safe sharps disposal including at BAC which is a sharps collection site.
ESAP Distribution Location: 2261 Church Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11226 347-505-5124
All mobile unit locations: Call 347-505-5124 for location and time.