Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction Advice

Some general harm reduction advice to help you party safer if you are determined to use substances.

  • Don't use alone
  • Tell someone you are with what you are taking
  • Always start with a small test amount e.g a half pill, a dab and wait 2 hours before taking anymore
  • Avoid mixing with other drugs inlcuding alcohol
  • Try and buy from a trusted source
  • Stay hydrated by drinking small sips of water but don't go over 1 pint in 1 hour
  • Take regular breaks from dancing
  • Think about your environment- is it safe? Make sure you remove any hazards before using
  • Look after your mates
  • Seek help if you need to and be honest about what you have taken
  • Place sleeping or unconcious friends in the recovery position
  • If you have used and are going to sleep, sleep on your side in case you are sick
  • Think about safe sex