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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News - for those on methadone/bupe in Vic DHHS has released info related to COVID-19 for prescribers & dispensers on scripts, TAD's and 3rd party arrangements - see more here https://www.hrvic.org.au/covid19-methadone-suboxone-treatmen

AIVL a signatory to second open letter on COVID-19 and the criminal justice system along with nearly 400 individuals and 11 other organisations signing on!: https://bit.ly/3b16IPq
@COVID_Australia @actgovernment @Prison_Health @healthgovau @WHO

Sector news: Authorised Nurse Practitioners (NPs) can now prescribe hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV medicines under the Section 100 Highly Specialised Drugs program. Read more here: http://www.pbs.gov.au/info/news/2020/04/authorised-nurse-practitioners-now-eligible-to-prescribe

Exciting development for Australian #nursepractioners with legislative changes from 1/4/20 permitting prescribing of S100 Highly Specialised Drugs for HIV, HCV and HBV. #nohep #hcv #hbv #hiv

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2020L00366/Html/Text

The @Hep_Alliance has launched a #COVIDー19 hub for people living with viral #hepatitis. #NoHep @HepatitisNSW
@Hepatitis_ACT @hepqld @HepatitisWA
@hep_sa @TasCahrd @hepvic @ntahc https://twitter.com/Hep_Alliance/status/1245018109129482240

To our community,
We are doing our best to keep you all up to date- ESPECIALLY THOSE OF US WORRIED ABOUT OUR pharmacotherapy maintenance.

A brief word from the department: (see pic)

HRVic will keep you posted AS… https://www.instagram.com/p/B-MFK2LHp90/?igshid=3c7sph4jg5p7

With many people are unable to leave their homes rn, NUAA is striving to ensure everyone who needs sterile injecting equipment can get it via the mail! Tell us what you need + we will mail it to you for free anywhere in NSW! Call 02 8354 7300 or go to https://www.nuaa.org.au/nsp-equipment

Great examples of tailored #COVID info and resources being shared for communities such as gay and bisexual men, people who use drugs, sex workers, people living with HIV / HepC - see @_afao @napwha @scarletalliance @aivl @HRV_Aust @ThorneHarbour
@ACONhealth @HepAus

Covid-19 messaging for people who use drugs tricky:
1. Sharing injecting equipment = risk (but, not BBV).
2. Social distancing = injecting alone.
3. Injecting alone = increased overdose harm.
4. Injecting room with space & supervision = safe (but, only 2 in Aus). @aivl @nuaansw

The department of social services is supporting individuals and families affected by Coronavirus through a range of measures.
Check it our here - https://www.dss.gov.au/about-the-department/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-support @COVID_Australia @V2019N