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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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/

ONLINE EVENT - The role of harm reduction in a comprehensive approach to drugs

Friday 1:15am Sydney time
https://idpc.net/events/2020/10/the-role-of-harm-reduction-in-a-comprehensive-approach-to-drugs#.X4Y39NRmAR8.twitter

Needle and syringe programs are among the most cost-effective public health interventions in existence. Just $1 invested in #NSP can lead to 27x the amount in savings when productivity gains and losses are included https://bit.ly/2Wv9QP4

❗️DEADLINE APPROACHING❗️We are looking for independent research consultants for a study into drug law enforcement expenditure in Vietnam and Cambodia. Apply by Wednesday, 14 October. More details: https://www.hri.global/vacancies https://twitter.com/HRInews/status/1311657309161086976

I’m at the #ACOSSpostBudgetWebinar for @AntiPovertyWeek moderated by @PatsKarvelas @RNDrive
 
We know communicable & non-communicable diseases are socially distributed.
 
#Hepatitis disproportionately impacts people who are marginalised.
 
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Fatal drug overdoses on the rise in Tumut and Tumbarumba comapred to previous years https://tatimes.com.au/fatal-drug-overdoses-on-the-rise/ via @Tumut and Adelong Times @PeningtonNews #HarmReduction #drug #overdose #support