Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Bluebelly harm reduction from Down Under

Bluebelly / blue.bel.ly / n.
1. slang term for meth/amphetamine.
2. a diverse community of interested individuals seeking to gather and deliver high quality harm-reduction information.

Bluebelly is a collaborative, harm-reduction project from Down Under that aims to gather and provide concise, relevant information about amphetamine-type stimulants for people of all backgrounds/identities.

Check out the following example of clear, no-nonsense, user-friendly info from their wiki/website blend:

Drug Combinations

People combine drugs for a range of reasons including:

- Potentiation of pleasurable effects

- To mitigate the unpleasurable effects of another drug

- To achieve separate but simultaneous effects.
    While combining particular drugs can prove to be a pleasurable experience for people, in some instances it can be highly dangerous. It should also be stated that different people will respond differently to different drugs and drug combinations, and the same person can have a different response on different occasions.

    The table found here provides a summary of some known drug combinations and possible implications.

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