Wound Care & Medical Triage for People Who Use Drugs and the Programs That Serve Them
This comprehensive guide provides information and recommendations regarding general health, safer use practices, common viral, fungal, parasitic, and other injection-related infections, overdose and overamp, tapering, withdrawal, medications for opioid use disorder, and seeking medical care.
Wound Care & Medical Triage for People Who Use Drugs and the Programs That Serve Them is intended to be used by people who use drugs and the community-based organizations, grassroots programs, health departments, and other harm reduction service providers that work with people who use drugs. This guide is formatted to be easily viewed electronically and printed both in its entirety and in sections.
This resource was developed through the CDC-funded National Harm Reduction Technical Assistance Center in collaboration with project consultant Kacey Byczek.