Healthy living

ACE app (Access, Care and Empowerment)

ACE (Access, Care and Empowerment) is a mobile app for people who inject drugs to help reduce harm to themselves and others. It provides:

  • Access: find WA needle and syringe programs and other health services
  • Care: search information on how to take care of your health
  • Empowerment: be informed about reducing harms to yourself and others.

Download the free ACE app via the App Store or Google Play:

Download on the Apple app store Link to Google Play store

Key features

  • WA maps of services for people who inject drugs and others at risk of blood-borne viruses, including:
    • needle and syringe programs (NSP)
    • pharmacies offering NSP
    • needle and syringe exchange programs (NSEP)
    • needle and syringe dispensing and vending machines
    • community alcohol and drug services
    • naloxone sites
    • health prescribers for treatment of HIV and Hepatitis B, and prescription of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV
  • Harm reduction information such as:
    • safer injecting practices
    • education on blood-borne viruses
    • vein care
    • overdose information
    • referrals
    • support services and self-care strategies to reduce the impact of methamphetamine and other drug use on the individual and others.

Your privacy

  • The ACE app has been designed with a high level of security. No personal data is stored on your device or browser.
  • If at any time you feel uncomfortable, simply press the home button on your app to exit.

Last reviewed: 30-11-2023

Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program

This publication is provided for education and information purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical care. Information about a therapy, service, product or treatment does not imply endorsement and is not intended to replace advice from your healthcare professional. Readers should note that over time currency and completeness of the information may change. All users should seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional for a diagnosis and answers to their medical questions.

Get the free ACE mobile app