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Harm Reduction

 

Slow down after lockdown: Raisining awareness of our current concerns as nightlife returns. Learn more here

Mixing drugs 'poly drug use': Do you mix substances? See our information on common drug combinations and the risks here

September 2021 update on MDMA contents in Europe. See our latest update on contents identified in Europe here.

May 2021 update on synthetic cannabinoids, MDMA, benzodiazepines, cannabis edible products and 2C-B trends. Learn more. 

Drug Risk Reduction Information: Points to reflect on if you are using drugs. Find out more here

New Benzodiazepines: Learn about changing benzodiazepine market in Ireland and reducing the harms Find out more 

Nitrous Oxide Harm Reduction: Find out more here

Cannabis Edibles Harm Reduction: Find out more here

MDMA Harm Reduction: Find out more here.

Cocaine Harm Reduction: Find out more here.

Ketamine Harm Reduction: Find out more here.

GHB Harm Reduction: Find out more here

Overdose Awareness Tips: Learn how to reduce the risk of drug overdose. Find out more here.

Chemsex: For information about chemsex go to Man2Man.ie 

The Drugs Wheel: A model for substance awareness 

COVID Specific Harm Reduction information

UISCE COVID specific resources 

Harm Reduction Campaigns and Resources

We have developed a number of information and awareness campaigns with different stakeholders based on emerging trends for a number of years. We will continue work on this area in 2021 based on the relevent areas of concern. 

HSE and USI 'Knowing the Signs' overdose awareness campaign with booklets available on request. Find out more here.

HSE Festival Campaign 2019: Harm reduction information for festival providers and people use use at festivals Find out more       

Safer Student Nights 2019
The HSE and Union of Students in Ireland (USI) ask students to think about drug safety measures when using club drugs in nightlife settings.Find out more
 
 

Drug use factors

When is Ecstasy not ecstasy, when it's PMA/PMMA.
PMA and PMMA are stimulants with halluncinogenic effects similar to MDMA. However, they are toxic at lower doses than MDMA and can also take longer to take effect.
 
Drugs and mental health
What's in the Pill?
The 'What’s in the Pill?’ campaign is the result of a collaboration between three Dublin Universities and the Ana Liffey Drug Project.
 
Drugs and mental health
What's in the Powder?
The 'What’s in the Powder?’ campaign is the result of a collaboration between three Dublin Universities and the Ana Liffey Drug Project.
 
Drugs and mental health
Snow Blow & HIV
The ASK campaign is a harm reduction and HIV prevention campaign developed by Ana Liffey Drug Project & HIV Ireland.
 
Drugs and mental health
G,GHB or GBL
To help address the increasing use of the drug G in Ireland.
 
Drugs and mental health
Pregabalin
The pregabalin campaign addresses misuse that has been reported among individuals attending addiction services and recreational drug users.
 
Drugs and mental health
Butane Gas
Butane is commonly misused by being inhaled directly through the mouth either from cigarette lighter refills, canisters or aerosol sprays.
 
Drugs and mental health
USI MDMA and Ketamine
A new information campaign aimed at students which was developed by the Union of Students of Ireland in partnership with Drugs.ie and the HSE.
 
Drugs and mental health
USI Cannabinoids and Mephedrone
USI 2017 information campaign aimed at students, developed by the Union of Students of Ireland in partnership with Drugs.ie and the HSE.
 
Drugs and mental health
Cocaine - Reduce the harms 
In response to an increase in the use of cocaine powder and crack in Ireland, the Ana Liffey have partnered with the HSE Office of Social Inclusion to produce information and harm reduction resources for people who use drugs and healthcare professionals
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The HSE and Union of Students in Ireland (USI) ask students to think about drug safety measures when using club drugs
Harm reduction messages from the #SaferStudentNights campaign.
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