A new Russian harm reduction program for Muscovites engaging in chemsex is getting started in a country known for skyrocketing rates of new HIV infection, as well as pervasive prohibitionist and queerphobic policy.
The harm reduction book is meant to give plain advice for those that "party and play" to help prevent HIV.
For a new documentary about GHB, BuzzFeed News and Channel 4 are asking gay and bisexual men to take this short survey, in confidence.
testBKK, APCOM’s flagship HIV testing campaign targeted to young gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Bangkok, has released the first and only chemsex-oriented harm reduction interventions that is presented in Thai language and targeted to MSM population.
Some escorts are now offering a more specialized service to help wean clients off of "H&H fun."
Over 100 people have attended hospital for GHB detoxification programmes.
An "amyl" high is a world away from the violent rampages of methamphetamine or the private euphoria of heroin. But it could soon be just as illegal.
The second European Chemsex Forum, recently held in Berlin, highlighted a number of difficulties and harms experienced by chemsex users, including non-consensual sex. “
The drugs transported me to a world where stigma, stereotyping, abuse, shame, and bullying didn’t exist. But eventually they left me shameful, depressed, and terrified of disease.
Mark Prest is founder of Portraits of Recovery (PORe), a UK based, international visual arts charity to support people and communities affected by and in recovery from substance misuse to open up new ways of knowing and looking at the subject by working with contemporary visual art and artists.
PnP has many names including “partee’ and play,” “chemsex session,” “fly high,” "rave," “slam,” “chill” and “circuit party,” all with the use of drinks and drugs that lower inhibitions, boost physical activity and prolong penile erections for sustained sex with multiple partners, which means everyone participating in the party.
Chem-sex is a new variety of noise that provides HIV new opportunities to spread.