This course has been developed to give an understanding of practical safer injecting advice and recognised harm reduction messages for working with people who inject drugs (PWID), along with an underpinning knowledge of currently injected substances and their associated risk factors.
Delegates will also gain an understanding of health risks and legal factors related to injecting, along with strategies on how to get these messages though to PWID.
Safer injecting messages
Understanding of practical injecting issues
Overview of health related injecting issues
Route transition approaches
Legal aspects of harm reduction advice
Understanding the issues around sharing equipment
Understanding which drugs are commonly injected and their associated risk factors
These five new colourful, reasonably priced leaflets are easy to read and bang up to date. They will help keep actual and potential users as safe as possible and are also informative for professionals and the public at large. They all include sections on: what the drug is the laws…