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Hidden Harms: Methamphetamine use and routes of transmission of blood borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections

November 13, 2019 harini

This report focuses on the crystalline form of methamphetamine, commonly known as ‘meth’ or ‘ice’ as opposed to the powder form of amphetamine.

The report highlights the various potential routes of BBV transmission associated with meth use and the current policy and legislative barriers which have adverse impacts on known harm reduction measures.

A series of best practice guidelines are offered which could be implemented to improve the public health outcomes associated with meth use.

Click here to download the report, Hidden Harms.