Staying sesh safe with drug harm reduction

If you or those around you choose to use drugs, you should try to be aware of harm reduction advice.

Last Updated: Apr-15-24


People use drugs or experiment with drugs for many reasons; to unwind, have fun, socialise or have new experiences. If you choose to use drugs, it is a good idea to prepare yourself with as much information as possible to try and keep yourself safe. Although harm reduction does not entirely get rid of the risks associated with drug use, knowing tips and advice about drugs, their effects and what to do if something goes wrong, can help to keep you and those around you safe in whatever choice you make.

This page contains links to articles on spunout describing various illegal drugs, sometimes known as ‘street drugs’ or ‘recreational drugs’. It also links to pieces detailing advice on harm reduction when taking drugs, dealing with negative side effects of drugs and how to examine your own relationship with drugs in a compassionate and non-judgmental way.

Harm reduction advice and information about drugs

Drug fact sheets

Harm reduction advice

Harm reduction videos

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