Utah Harm Reduction Coalition

DEBUNKED: A Look At How Harm Reduction Has Evolved In Utah

Jul 30, 2020

 

Mindy Vincent started Utah’s first syringe exchange program in 2016. 

That was right after the state legalized it. 

 

“People were appalled,” said Vincent, founder of the non-profit Utah Harm Reduction Coalition. “People were like, ‘oh my gosh, you’re gonna do what? You’re gonna enable drug use. What kind of craziness is this?’” 

Mindy Vincent wearing her original penis mask
Mindy Vincent

 

Mindy Vincent was looking online to buy some face masks for herself and her staff back in April. She saw a mask with tiny penises all over it -  she was sold.