Lowering the HIV risk of injected drugs - Substance Abuse, part 4

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Abstract:

This one-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates people who inject drugs about what they can do to lower their risk for getting HIV. It recommends that they only use new, sterile needles and drug preparation equipment (known as works). It discusses where to get new needles and works, and how to clean them if new works are not available. It advises people to never share needles or works, and discusses safe disposal of needles and syringes. The document outlines other ways those who inject drugs can reduce their risk of HIV infection.

Text and audio are in the public domain. Graphics are copyrighted content.

Author(s):
Healthy Roads Media
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
Country:
N/A
Population:
N/A
Keywords:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, HIV infections, Needle-exchange programs, Needles, Pre-exposure prophylaxis, Substance abuse, intravenous, Syringes
Copyright:
Copyrighted
Date Last Reviewed:
5/23/2017
Reviewed By:
HealthReach staff and Author/Agency

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