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Sydney MSIC Safer Injecting Workshop

 

Overview

This workshop will cover the specifics of safe injecting and work with those who misuse prescription opioids. The sessions are as follows:

Participants will receive interactive and specialised training, incuding:

It is hoped that there will be opportunities for participants to ask questions in a safe environment. A new component of the workshop will be outline the administration of Narcan, a brand of the drug Naloxone, in a community setting.

Participants receive a personal take-home kit containing two doses of Narcan.

After the workshop, participants should be able to recognise and effectively intervene in an opioid overdose. Opioid overdoses are life-threatening occurrences.

For further information regarding times and registration deadlines, please see the information below.

There is a fee for these workshops, and they are not Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander specific.

Contacts

Uniting
Level 4, 222 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000
PO Box A2178
Sydney South NSW 1235
Freecall: 1800 864 846
Email: ask@uniting.org

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Last updated: 14 March 2017
 
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