Injecting Drug Use Among Under 18s

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Under 18s
Young people who inject drugs have specific developmental, social and environmental vulnerabilities. They are less likely to use harm reduction and treatment services and are less informed about risks and their rights. Early onset of injecting, and being a new injector, have been associated with increased risks of HIV and hepatitis C transmission, while specific groups of young people, especially those that are street involved, are at considerably higher risk.
 

Statistics on Drug Misuse: England 2013

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Stats
This compendia report presents a range of published information on drug misuse among both adults and children which has been drawn together from a variety of sources. The report also presents some new information on hospital admissions related to drug misuse.
 

When sex work and drug use overlap

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Overlap
The report examines the multiple and varied contexts within which drug use (including use of alcohol and non-psychoactive substances, including some hormones and image- and performance-enhancing drugs) and sex work overlap.
 

TB Advocacy Guide For People Who Use Drugs

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TB guide
This handbook has been designed to be a practical tool for activists to support them to assess their local circumstances, identify priorities for advocacy and to design, deliver and review their own TB advocacy campaigns. Each setting and context will throw up different issues and challenges for TB advocacy.