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Safer Using Series – Using and the Law

Penington Institute

Resource Type

This resource is part of the Safer Using Series and provides information and contacts for further legal 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.

If you use drugs, it’s important to know about drug laws and your rights. It is legal to carry naloxone, a life saving temporary antedote to opioid overdose. more information about Naloxone can be found in our overdose brochure.

Other Resources

Handbook

This handbook provides an overview of MAT to support those considering treatment options.

Fact Sheet

This is an A4 fact sheet about naloxone.

Fact Sheet

This is an A4 fact sheet about people who use drugs (PWUD) and opioid dependence.

Fact Sheet

This is an A4 fact sheet about opioids and pain patients.