The purpose of this training is to raise confidence in practitioners, who work with injecting drug users, to raise the topic of transitioning to foil use and other harm reduction initiatives.
This training will cover methods of using drugs and the risks attached to these, physiological differences for each method of use, reasons for moving from smoking to injecting and vice-versa as well as practical demonstrations such as how to make a pipe.
By the end of this sessions, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of why people move to injecting drug use and the barriers to returning to less risky methods of drug use.
- Demonstrate increased confidence in their ability to raise the conversation topic of route transition.
- Describe in detail different methods of drug use.