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Supervised Injection / Harm Reduction Team

Supervised Injection ServicesThe Supervised Injection Services (SIS) reduces the harms associated with injection drug use and promotes the health of people who inject drugs by:

  1. Providing a supervised and hygienic facility for people to inject drugs
  2. Reducing the risk of overdose, responding to overdoses that do occur, and reducing the number of overdose deaths
  3. Reducing paramedic calls for overdose
  4. Reducing the transmission of blood-borne pathogens including HIV and hepatitis C
  5. Reducing the incidence of potentially serious infections leading to conditions, such as endocarditis, requiring hospitalisation
  6. Reducing the incidence of soft tissue injuries, including abscesses and cellulitis
  7. Providing referrals to other health and social services on site and in the area
  8. Connecting participants with community activities and increased opportunities for healthy social networking
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