Proper angle to inject intravenously. Remember, when you think you are in a vein, pull back the plunger and see if blood flows into the barrel - this is called registering. If it did, you’re good to go. And always have the needle pointed toward you when injecting so that you’re going along with the flow of blood toward your heart.
Hepatitis C cases in the U.S. have risen by nearly 300% in recent years, a new report reveals — and injectable opioids are likely to blame.
The report, which was published by the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention, revealed that reported cases of HCV increased by 294%
between 2010 and 2015.
The CDC notes the disease is “the most common
blood-borne infection” in the U.S., affecting approximately 3.5 million
Seventeen states had hepatitis C
infection rates that exceeded the national average in 2015, the CDC
Seven states had at least twice the average amount of reported
infections: Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Mexico,
Tennessee and West Virginia.
The national rise in hepatitis C cases, the
report explained, is largely attributable to injectable opioids such as
heroin and prescription drugs, as the primary risk factor for infection is injection drug use. Read more (5/12/17)
I just found this pic from a month ago ..you know it’s funny how things change this is probably half a gram shot actually more than half and today I’m 4th day clean from h and 1 and a half srom subutex ..weird huh?
I try to smile Despite the vengeance looking at me, Covered in your tomato paste, A man of many parts I try to forget. Even the person of your passing Lingers on. More problems now With all your bits and pieces. I try to run, And pinioned to this spot In acres full of you, Of dust and bones. I try to weep, With you looming large in my cell, Of problems to the grave. I try, I try To unravel enigmas, And each way I turn I’m still holding you. I try to smile But you’re not smiling now. In April death is dead And all the new life lives Upon our garbled inquest.
Poem by serial killer Dennis Nilsen in which he recalls the passing of Stephen Sinclair, his last victim. Nilsen invited Sinclair to his home at Cranley Gardens and strangled him to death when he passed out after consuming alcohol and injecting heroin.