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Publications

Inform, educate and promote safety

A Guide to Safer Injecting

This leaflet provides essential harm reduction information for injecting drug users.

Alcohol

This HIT drug card provides information about alcohol – its effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to it.

Amphetamine

This HIT drug card provides information about amphetamine – its effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to it.

Anabolic Steroids

This HIT drug card provides information about anabolic steroids – their effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to them.

Benzodiazepines

This HIT drug card provides information about benzodiazepines – their effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to them.

Blood Borne Viruses

Aimed at injecting drug users, this easy-to-read, highly visual leaflet gives the facts on blood borne viruses, how they are caught and how they can be passed on.

Blunt Needle Card

This simple, graphic leaflet shows in print what can’t be seen by the eye: just how damaging to soft tissue a needle blunted by re-use can be.

Cannabis

This HIT drug card provides information about cannabis – its effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to it.

Cannabis Education Resource

Developed to be used with individuals or groups of young people in secondary schools, pupil referral units, colleges, YOTs, youth projects and other settings, the resource is also ideal for one-to-one work with individual young people who have cannabis-related problems.

Cannabis Law – Mini Information Card

This handy laminated mini-card provides information about the law relating to cannabis.

Cleaning Works!

Needle and syringe programmes in the UK are distributing, on average, around 1 needle and syringe, per injector, per day. With an average injecting frequency of around 3 injections per day, this means that many syringes are reused.

Cocaine

This HIT drug card provides information about cocaine – its effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to it.

Drug Cards (Full Set)

HIT’s collection of Drug Cards are idea for use in training sessions, each card provides information about one particular drug it’s effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to it.

GHB

This HIT drug card provides information about GHB – its effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to it.

Heroin

This HIT drug card provides information about heroin – its effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to it.

In The Groin

Femoral injecting is common, especially amongst longer term, intravenous injectors. This booklet sets out the risks of this more dangerous route of administration, and gives what guidance can be given to reduce the risks of injecting into the femoral veins in an attractive, clear, accessible booklet.

It’s A Fine Line

It’s a Fine Line aims to reduce risk-taking behaviour associated with cocaine use among young people aged 16 and over.

Ketamine

This HIT drug card provides information about ketamine – its effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to it.

Khat

This HIT drug card provides information about khat – its effects, risks, harms, costs, methods of use and the law applied to it.

Know – Alcohol

This 8-page leaflet is easy to read and bang up to date. It will help keep actual and potential users as safe as possible if using alcohol and is also informative for professionals and the public at large.

Know – Ecstasy & PMA

This 8-page leaflet is easy to read and bang up to date. It will help keep actual and potential users as safe as possible if using Ecstasy or PMA and is also informative for professionals and the public at large.

Know – GHB & GBL

This 8-page leaflet is easy to read and bang up to date. It will help keep actual and potential users as safe as possible if using GHB or GBL and is also informative for professionals and the public at large.

Know – Ketamine

This 8-page leaflet is easy to read and bang up to date. It will help keep actual and potential users as safe as possible when using ketamine and is also informative for professionals and the public at large.

Know – Mephedrone

This 8-page leaflet is easy to read and bang up to date. It will help keep actual and potential users as safe as possible if using Ecstasy or PMA and is also informative for professionals and the public at large.