These are some of our favorite resources for folks who use injection drugs. Using best possible injecting practices, taking care of your injection sites and understanding overdose response are key to keeping yourself and those you care about healthy. And, as always, feel free to contact us with any concerns or questions.
Check this: Getting Off Right is an in depth guide of best practices for injection. One of our favorite publications.
A straight forward safer injection video can be found here. Click “show media.”
Identification, Treatment and Prevention of Abscesses. Long but definitely worth a read (or check out the summary!). Real talk written by drug users for drug users.
Opioid Overdose Basics: Recognizing and Response from The Harm Reduction Coalition. Tons of great information here.
Video of an actual overdose and someone responding with Narcan (spoiler: they save his life!). Good to watch to see how easy it is to use Narcan. Have it on hand. Overdose deaths are preventable!
Use the right amount of citric acid to dissolve your heroin (avoid vein damage!). Video here.
What is narcan? Click here.
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Chlamydia and Gonorrhea screening also available –self administered, fast and super simple.
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