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The QuIHN Group – comprising QuIHN, Better Access Medical Clinic and QuIVAA – is undertaking a survey seeking ideas on how to expand and revitalise their many links with the local rainbow community. “If you use substances — in any way — regularly, or occasionally, or if you’re a family member or ally and believe …

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two men participating in chemsex

If you or someone you know uses drugs such as crystal meth, mephedrone or GHB, especially in group situations with strangers, then it’s important to understand how to manage common emergencies in this environment. Things can go seriously wrong, and urgent help may be life-saving. People have died due to the seriousness of their condition …

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TGA popper ban

The Therapeutic Goods Administration is planning to ban amyl nitrite products – also known as poppers – with the same drug class as heroin and marijuana but proponents of the sex drug say it will drive a rise in riskier alternatives. The TGA has announced it plans to ban alkyl nitrites – including amyl nitrite …

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chemsex

Gay and bisexual men who use drugs while having sex are more likely to be diagnosed with HIV, hepatitis C and other STIs, a new study has found. The study, published in the medical journal HIV Medicine, reviewed information from 1,840 gay and bisexual men who used two sexual health clinics in London between 2014 …

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