The San Luis Valley’s controversial needle exchange idea

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The San Luis Valley’s controversial needle exchange idea

Leaders contemplate a program to address health risks with a rocky history
New syringes are stacked inside a mobile needle exchange van run by the Santa Fe Mountain Center in Espanola, New Mexico, on Wed., July 20, 2016. Intravenous drug users can exchange used needles for clean ones for free in the van, which has operated in northern New Mexico since 2006 in an effort to prevent the spread of infection among drug users.

The San Luis Valley’s controversial needle exchange idea

New syringes are stacked inside a mobile needle exchange van run by the Santa Fe Mountain Center in Espanola, New Mexico, on Wed., July 20, 2016. Intravenous drug users can exchange used needles for clean ones for free in the van, which has operated in northern New Mexico since 2006 in an effort to prevent the spread of infection among drug users.
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