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Safer Using Series – Methadone and Suboxone

Penington Institute

Resource Type

This resource is part of the Safer Using Series and provides information about pharmacotherapies including contacts for further support.

The Safer Using Series is the NSP Handbook’s companion resource. This is a set of brochures on topics such as injecting, hepatitis C, keeping healthy, and drug use and the law.

Methadone and Suboxone┬« are medications that can be given to people who want to stop or reduce using drugs like heroin, oxycodone, morphine or codeine. It’s important to know you can still access NSP if you are on any pharmacotherapies.

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