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Advanced Harm Reduction including Safer injecting Practices

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'Biala' City Community Health Centre

4th Floor

270 Roma Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000

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This course is designed to equip frontline health and community service practitioners with up-to-date information on suitable harm reduction strategies that can be utilised by clients attending AOD treatment services. The workshop will also include tips on how to provide good quality harm reduction advice to people who inject drugs.

Topics covered include:
• principles underpinning ethical harm reduction
• general harm reduction strategies
• substance specific harm reduction advice
• safer injecting practices

Participants will also be provided with an overview of the types of injecting equipment available at primary NSPs and witness a practical demonstration of safe injecting with a prosthetic device.

Presenters: Jeff Buckley and Margaret Ness

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'Biala' City Community Health Centre

4th Floor

270 Roma Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000

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