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‘public health’

One of the most important things we can do as advocates is to define & make concrete the vague terms used by politicians. What does it mean to “take a public health approach”? What you mean when you say “treatment”? Politicians rarely know. Our job is to make it plain for them.

Mark’s Abscess Story

From one peer to another, my message is this: learn to use cleanly, to filter out bacteria and to plan. It’s no good telling yourself you’ll never use again — then ending up in the same space because you do it without having all the equipment you need at hand. Get the knowledge, get the equipment. If you don’t ever do it again, great, but if you do…. well at least you won’t end up in a hospital for months in serious pain — or in a wheelchair.

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Nigel Brunsdon

Nigel Brunsdon

Nigel's day job is being the Community Manager at HIT, he also runs the website and a number of other online harm reduction projects. In his spare time he can be found hiding behind a camera.

Craig Harvey

Craig Harvey

Craig is a committed harm reductionist, having worked primarily with people who inject drugs for two decades, both in the United Kingdom and Australia. A surfer, climber and wannabe novelist, he sometimes takes photographs too.




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