Safer Injecting

This one day course has been developed to give a good understanding of safer injecting harm reduction advice. It will inform delegates of best practice and recognised harm reduction messages to be used when working with injecting drug users, along with an underpinning knowledge of currently injected substances and their associated risk factors.

This course was developed for anyone whose role involves working with people who inject drugs (PWID) and the main focus is on giving delegates the practical skills required to work with PWID.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the issues around sharing equipment
  • Understand which drugs are commonly injected and their associated risk factors
  • To be able to identify a wide range of associated health/social risk factors
  • Presenting accurate facts and figures of injecting risks nationally
  • Identify strategies for working with route transition interventions
  • Basic overview of steroid injecting issues (optional)

Additional Info

  • Length:
    1 Day
  • Trainer:
  • Location:

    Your own venue (group booking)

Contact

  • Write
    HIT
    9/24 Argyle Street
    Liverpool
    L1 5DL
  • Call  
    0151 702 0630
  • Email
    stuff@hit.org.uk

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