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The five ‘A’s

The five ‘A’s (ask, assess, advise, assist and arrange) used in smoking cessation may be helpfully adapted for working with cocaine users; Ask about drug use at every opportunity. Assess users’ interest in stopping or reducing. Advise about the risks of using, and the types of treatment available. Assist users to stop or reduce harm. Arrange follow up.

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Nigel Brunsdon

Nigel Brunsdon

Nigel’s day job is being the Community Manager at HIT, he also runs the injectingadvice.com 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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Will Pearson (@sirwillpearson)

Will Pearson (@sirwillpearson)

Being with not just doing for. Isn’t that a more effective, respectful, human way to help people? Say in #harmreduction, #homelessness or whatever. And part of the #christmas message too. How about this story from #TheWestWing: “This guy’s walking down the street when he falls...

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