Video 4 in our series on safer injecting. In this video, we demonstrate the steps to do a drug injection.
This 5-part video series presents vein care tips for people who use injection drugs. Using a harm reduction approach, we talk about the planning, supplies, setup, and aftercare for safer injecting. Specific topics in this video include drug preparation, injection site selection, hygiene, tourniquet use, vein care, vein trauma, and safer injection practices.
Video 1: Safer Injecting: Vein Care Tips for People Who Use Injection Drugs - INTRO
Video 2: Planning for Safer Injection
Video 3: Supplies & Setup for Safer Injection
Video 4: Safer Injection Demonstration
Video 5: Safer Injection After Care
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Source: Getting Off Right- Harm Reduction Coalition, NY
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Video Produced by ANKORS in Nelson, BC.
Thanks to Sarge Hayden RN, Chloe Sage, and Dan Garner.
Video Production: Anthony Sanna