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Tag Archives: harm reduction

How to Booty Bump Better

How to Booty Bump Better

, by Jeremy Prillwitz

Substance use counselor Jeremy Prillwitz shares what we know about booty bumping, the risks and potential harms, and how to booty bump more safely. Read More

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

, by Emily Land

A small pilot study found that meth use may increase inflammatory activity in the rectal mucosa of both HIV-positive and HIV-negative men. Read More

PrEP advocate Damon Jacobs: Vaping can be harm reduction

PrEP advocate Damon Jacobs: Vaping can be harm reduction

, by Damon Jacobs

There’s a flaw in San Francisco’s plan to ban flavored tobacco products, and it may have negative consequences for people who use vaping products to quit smoking cigarettes. Read More

Can I use poppers if I’m in drug treatment? Advice from a substance use counselor

Can I use poppers if I’m in drug treatment? Advice from a substance use counselor

, by Jeremy Prillwitz

Jeremy Prillwitz, MA, CATC gives his perspective on how poppers might fit into a person’s harm reduction plan. Read More

Ending hepatitis C means including people who inject drugs

Ending hepatitis C means including people who inject drugs

, by Emily Land

Innovative HCV cure initiatives in San Francisco prioritize high-needs people who may still be actively injecting drugs. Read More