Finding a place for needle exchange programs

@article{Strike2004FindingAP,
  title={Finding a place for needle exchange programs},
  author={Carol Strike and Ted Myers and Margaret Millson},
  journal={Critical Public Health},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={261 - 275}
}
Using the concepts of stigma, NIMBY and place, this paper examines the difficulties of finding a place for needle exchange programs (NEPs). Data were drawn from semi-structured interviews with NEP staff (Ontario, Canada) that focused on operational policies and routines. An iterative, inductive analytic process was used. NEPs, their staff and clients are not always welcome additions to organizations or communities because of concerns about the ‘dangerousness’ of clients and the potential… 

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