NSP DIRECTORY

AIVL’s online NSP Directory provides an Australia wide listing of NSPs and other related services – with links to Google Maps – to enable people to locate services more easily.

THE NSP DIRECTORY

THE LAW AND YOUR RIGHTS

Confused about new laws and their impact on you? AIVL's Legal Guide provides an easy to understand listing of different laws which affect drug users in each state.

THE LAW AND YOUR RIGHTS

Welcome to AIVL

The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the Australian national peak organisation representing the state and territory peer-based drug user organisations and issues of national relevance for people with lived experience of drug use. AIVL’s purpose is to advance the health of people who use/have used illicit drugs.

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Communities affected by blood-borne viruses and STIs are more likely to opt out of digital health services, says a new national study. @CSRH_UNSW #Discrimination #HIV #druguse #stigma #DigitalHealth
https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/social-affairs/experiences-discrimination-drive-distrust-digital-health

Australia’s #hepatitis elimination leadership should be showcased:
- mobilizing & centring affected communities
- unrestricted access to antiviral treatments
- harm reduction & other services that meet people’s needs
- universal health care

20/ #CND2020 #CND63 #HepFreeFuture

Greg Hunt rejects Danila Dilba's request for Medicare-funded health services in Don Dale
@ACCHOntario #Medicare @healthgovau #harmreduction
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-19/don-dale-medicare-health-services-rejected-by-greg-hunt/12776808?utm_source=abc_news_web&utm_medium=content_shared&utm_content=twitter&utm_campaign=abc_news_web

New episode - the amazing Jude Byrne @aivl @INPUD - On pride, othering and other things. See link to the podcast and a heap of really useful links...

https://bit.ly/37oJjIL

Check out "Seminar with James MacGibbon, Anthony K J Smith and Christy Newman"
Why trust digital health? Understanding the perspectives of communities affected by BBVs/STIs and social stigma

Today @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM AEDT
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/seminar-with-james-macgibbon-anthony-k-j-smith-and-christy-newman-tickets-122357559755?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=estw&utm-source=tw&utm-term=listing @Eventbrite

Cocaine & ketamine containing Fentanyl responsible for multiple hospitalisations ⚠️October 2020⚠️ NSW Health has released a warning about the presence of fentanyl and acetyl-fentanyl in cocaine and ketamine circulating around NSW

25th Remembrance Ceremony 'for those who lose their life to illicit drugs' Mon 26th Oct, 12.30pm, Weston Park, Canberra. Speakers: Jennie Ross-King, two young Uni students and the Moderator of the Uniting Church NSW/ACT Synod. More info http://www.ffdlr.org.au @FairTreatmentAU

Insightful paper that calls for improving injecting technique and increasing access to equipment @NDARCNEWS #harmreduction

Practising safe injecting is one way of reducing harms.

Check out AIVL's resource, 'Vein Care Guide' - http://aivl.org.au/resource/vein-care-guide/

ICYMI!

New paper led by @SamanthaColled1 found 1/3 of sample of PWID reported non-viral injecting related injuries & diseases, which could be prevented:
https://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/news/preventable-injecting-related-injuries-and-diseases-reported-many-people-who-inject-drugs

The Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference is the most important event for the prevention and elimination of viral hepatitis within Australia. Key dates for registration and abstracts are now online: https://hepatitis2021.org.au/