Safety

Drug user safety rules

  • Don’t use drugs alone
  • Agree with your friends that you will all not use the same drug(s) at the same time
  • Have a safe observer who can help if necessary
  • Chose a safer consumption route (see graph below)
  • Don't mix drugs with alcohol or different drugs
  • Get the drugs from a reliable source
  • Know about ‘bad’ drugs within your community
  • Get a Naloxone overdose antidote kit and training for using it
  • Make sure friends and family know how to administer Naloxone
  • Learn to recognize the signs of an overdose and teach others