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Safer Using Series – Methadone and Suboxone

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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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Information Flyer/Brochure

This is an A5 flyer designed for naloxone providers. It promotes where naloxone is available and can be distributed by services that provide naloxone.

Poster

This is an A3 poster designed for naloxone providers. It promotes where naloxone is available and can be distributed by services that provide naloxone.

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet has been developed to support the community to know the signs of an overdose and to appropriately respond to an overdose in which stimulants are involved. 

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet has been developed to support the community to know the signs of an overdose and to appropriately respond to an overdose in which opioids are involved.