Woman holding naloxone kit

To mark International Overdose Awareness Day, Forward Leeds will be giving out advice in Leeds city centre on Tuesday 31 August about what to do if you suspect someone is overdosing. As part of their response to the increasing number of people dying as a result of drugs each year, the city’s alcohol and drug…

At this difficult time it is important to look after those and anyone you are lucky enough to have around you. If you have concerns for yourself or anyone around you then please contact Forward Leeds on 0113 887 2477 and ask about naloxone kits. For more information on how a naloxone kit can save lives…

Forward Leeds will be sharing advice and information on what to do in the event of an overdose for International Overdose Awareness Day. International Overdose Awareness Day is on Saturday the 31st of August and Forward Leeds are using this to help members of the public to spot an overdose and understand what to do…

Forward Leeds we have developed a new leaflet called A Guide to Synthetic Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists (spice). This has been developed with advice from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service and the Public Health team at Leeds City Council The aim is to provide simple information about SCRAs (sometimes called spice) to the  public, bust some of the…

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Forward Leeds are offering members of the public and interested professionals short overdose awareness sessions in September. The sessions last only 10-15 minutes and cover how to recognise a potential overdose and what to do in the event of an overdose. Forward Leeds staff will also be on hand to answer questions and offer additional…

Forward Leeds will be sharing advice and information on what to do in the event of an overdose for International Overdose Awareness Day this week. International Overdose Awareness Day is on Friday the 31st of August and Forward Leeds are using this to help members of the public to spot an overdose and understand what…

Using or thinking about using steroids? Know someone who uses steroids? SNAP offer free, confidential, information about image & performance enhancing drugs (IPEDs). SNAP also offers IPED related equipment. All SNAP sessions are run on a personal one-to-one basis. Drop-in runs from 5pm until 7pm every Wednesday at Armley Park Court, Stanningley Rd, Leeds, LS12 2AE…

Kim Kaur has been appointed to a new role in Leeds, working with those identified as vulnerable, rough sleeping and/or begging to engage them in moving away from a life on the streets. The role, funded by Leeds Council, is about helping the vulnerably-housed to work with local services and agencies towards a healthier and…

Forward Leeds are opening a revamped and more accessible harm reduction and needle exchange facility at its Kirkgate hub. A launch event at 2pm on 8th September at Forward Leeds will see clients, public health experts and other guests from the health and care sector have a chance to see the new changes to the…

Local people who have lost friends and family members because of drugs or alcohol are being invited to enter names and tributes in memorial books being opened across the city. Drug and alcohol service Forward Leeds is opening the books in the reception areas of its hubs in Seacroft, Armley and Kirkgate in the city…

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