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Inform, educate and promote safety

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.

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.

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.

Sleep

Sleep and insomnia are a major issue for many illicit drug users, and is often cited as a reason why people use drugs. Insomnia and lack of sleep are also often significant factors in many relapses following detox.

The Detox Handbook

Detoxing from opiates – whether prescribed or illicit – is a big step. This handbook is a definitive users guide to the process.

The Methadone Handbook

The methadone handbook is the complete guide to methadone, and methadone treatment.

The Rehab Handbook

The rehab handbook is a guide for anyone thinking of using services to help them stay drug and alcohol free.

The Safer Injecting Handbook

The Safer Injecting Handbook has been the definitive user’s guide, to reducing harm related to injecting for 20 years.

Treatment Choices: Buprenorphine

This attractive and easy to read leaflet explains, in plain English, and with simple illustrations how buprenorphine (also known as Subutex) works.

Treatment Choices: Methadone

This attractive and easy to read leaflet explains, in plain English, and with simple illustrations, how methadone works.

Treatment Choices: Naltexone

This attractive and easy to read leaflet explains, in plain English, and with simple illustrations how naltrexone works, what it can do and, importantly, what its limitations are.

Treatment Choices: Suboxone

This attractive and easy to read leaflet explains, in plain English, and with simple illustrations how the buprenorphine + naloxone tablet (also known as Suboxone) works.

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