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Safer Injecting Basics for New Psychoactive Substances

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Scottish Drugs Forum in conjunction with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and Frontier Medical have created a new advice booklet for people injecting New Psychoative Substances (NPS). The guide is intended to inform people of the risks associated with injecting NPS, drugs commonly called legal highs, or any unidentified white powders.

Printed copies of the booklets are free to access in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, please contact katy@sdf.org.uk for more information.

Resource developed by: Scottish Drugs Forum

Writer: Nigel Brunsdon

Nigel Brunsdon is the owner of Injecting Advice. He’s been working in harm reduction since the 1990’s, previously a frontline needle programme worker he now splits his time between photography and developing online resources for drugs workers and users.

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