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The New Points Syringe Service Program provides encourages strategies aimed at reducing the health risks of drug use until individuals are ready for recovery. Services are Free and Confidential.

Supplies & Services Available:

  • Safe Injection Supplies: syringes, cookers, cotton filters, sterile water, ascorbic acid, and tourniquets (ties)
  • Syringe Disposal: on-site disposal of used syringes and various sharps containers for at home use
  • Overdose Prevention Training: naloxone nasal spray, rescue breathing barriers, gloves, and overdose prevention education
  • Safer sex supplies: condoms & lube
  • Wound Care Supplies: alcohol pads, triple antibiotic ointment, bandages
  • HIV & Hepatitis C Testing
  • Peer Recovery Coach: peer support for individuals with questions about recovery and treatment options

New Points is open to everyone. You may pick up supplies for yourself or someone else. A staff person will help determine which supplies and services may be helpful. All discussions are confidential and visitors do no need to answer questions to receive supplies.

Location & Hours:

New Points Syringe Service Program- Houghton
47431 M-26, Unit 5
Houghton, MI 49931

Office Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Additional Syringe Service Program Information and Resources: 

Michigan Syringe Service Program