Over the past 25 years HRVic has created a large number of resources focusing on a wide range of issues.
Harm Reduction Victoria is now proud to be able to offer our peer developed and designed, health promotion resources to other organisations and supportive services throughout Australia and the world.
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PILL TESTING EXPLAINED
COVID19 HARM REDUCTION
NEW COVID19- STAGE 4
NEW COVID19 -FOR DRUG USERS POSTERS
NEW NALOXONE POSTERS
NALOXONE -AMPOULES- INSTRUCTION POSTERS
Naloxone is a fast acting medication that reverses the effects of
an opioid overdose. Side effects are extremely rare however, you may feel the temporary symptoms of opioid withdrawal. Some
people may know naloxone by it’s commonly known brand name Narcan®. It is the same medicine that ambulances carry for opioid overdoses.
Naloxone CAN NOT be used for benzo, GHB,
methamphetamine, alcohol etc overdoses!
It ONLY works on natural & synthetic OPIOIDS ie. heroin, morphine, methadone, codeine etc.
NALOXONE -NYXOID (NASAL SPRAY)- INSTRUCTION POSTERS
NYXOID is a fast acting nasal spray delivery method of naloxone medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.
The nasal spray is available by prescription to anyone and is a less intrusive way (no needles needed) to save a life from opioid overdose.
NALOXONE -PRENOXAD- INSTRUCTION POSTERS
PRENOXAD is a single barrel/multiple dose, pre loaded syringe of naloxone medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.
Prenoxad is available by prescription to anyone.
The History of Drug User Activism in Australia
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HEP C TREATMENT 'EZY CARD' RESOURCE
Hepatitis C treatment has changed significantly and quickly over the past 4 years.
Keeping punters, clients and patients informed has never been more important.
If we are to reach our elimination goals here in Australia, we all need to do our part to dispell the myths and clear up any misguiding rumours around the new treatments so that people realise that they CAN do treatment!
Harm Reduction Victoria and the EC Project have collaborated -with much input from our peers- on this NEW pocket sized Hep C Treatment resource that answers client's questions and puts minds at ease. Doubling as an appointment card, Drs and clinicians can write appointment details on the resource itself to keep the ball rolling or start it off!
RACK N' ROLL SNORTER'S RESOURCE
The 'Rack N' Roll' business card sized resource about snorting substances is now available to our supporters, stakeholders and partners in harm reduction. The card is made of fine balance of a light but sturdy weight. Stiff enough that it can be used to "rack up" or cut finer and put into lines- substances that are insufflated or snorted and flexible enough to roll into a tube so it can be used to snort through. All this practicality PLUS the harm reducing info and tips to make the snorting experience less risky hence- more enjoyable.
A winner with the punters.
Hepatitis Vaccination Cards
Hepatitis A Resource for PWID and Rough Sleepers
Resource from DHHS, Hepatitis Victoria, Thorne Harbour Health and Harm Reduction Victoria in response to the 2019-2020 hepatitis A outbreak in Melbourne.
This resource provides prevention information for Hep A, Hep, B and C along with COVID -19 and is designed to sit alongside the Mobile Immunisation, Health and Harm Reduction Service (MIHS), which is a partnership between The Salvation Army: Access Health, St Vincent’s Health and The Burnet Institute.
It's purpose is to enhance access to Hep A, Hep B and influenza immunisation as well as health information, referral and harm reduction services for people experiencing homelessness and/or people who use drugs (especially people who inject drugs).
MIHS can attend social programs, meals programs, emergency accommodation and housing sites, harm reduction services and health services to enhance access to immunisation and harm reduction.
Note: The MIHS will not attend services that already have their own immunisation services.
If you have immunisation services and would like access to free Hep A vaccinations for the target cohort, please email email@example.com.
SUPPORT MSIR-(Medically Supervised Injecting Room)
A3/A4 poster in pdf format.
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HEP A PREVENTION RESOURCE
Hepatitis A prevention has become an issue again within the injecting community in Victoria in the past 2019/2020 years.
Keeping punters, clients and patients informed has never been more important. This is Harm Reduction Victoria's community poster. available to download by clicking on the image.
POWER OF WORDS- SUITE OF RESOURCES
The Power of Words is a new suite of evidence-based resources which address stigma as a public health and social issue. The suite comprises of five elements:
· a background document
· project summary
· comprehensive practical guide
· short application guide
· condensed, at-a-glance desktop book with tips on how to use the language guidelines
These resources have been produced by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, Association of Participating Service Users, Harm Reduction Victoria, Penington Institute and the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.
They are available at: adf.org.au/powerofwords
SUBSTANCE SPECIFIC BROCHURES
Our Substance Specific Brochures have recently been updated and added to.
We now offer an Opioid, Heroin and 'Poppers' (Alkyl/Amyl Nitrite) brochures and have more in the works. They come as an A4 landscape, tri-fold, double sided brochure which can fold to pocket sized (business card sized) when folded in 3 again.
If you require or would like to see one that we don't currently have available online, email us to see if we have it or to see if we'd be interested in making one- firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Codeine Support Poster
Safer Using Tips Posters
HEPATITIS C NEW TREATMENT RESOURCE
Coming in a set of 6 A3 sized full-colour posters, The Hep C Treatment series outlines all of the major differences between the old interferon-based treatments and the new direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment available now.
Recognise & Respond to Overdose Posters
Recognise & Respond to Overdose Fact Sheet