PIP PAC

Safer Chemsex booklet (6th Edition)

Click here to complete our contact form for your free single copy of our latest Safer Chemsex booklet not forgetting to include a name and address. Please allow 5 working days for delivery.

Drugs, Alcohol and Support

Click here to MENRUS.CO.UK for more about drugs, alcohol and support.

About PIP PAC safer chemsex packs

PIP PAC are safer chemsex packs, innovated by gay men in 2014—some of whom are living with HIV and/ or Hepatitis C.

The road has been long but, today, PIP PAC 3.0 is made up of 40 ingredients some of which need to be printed, pinched, stuck together and folded before precision packed into a Post In Proportion (PIP) pack (PAC) mailing box. Uniquely, contents are colour coded to reduce sharing and transmission of blood borne infections including HIV and Hepatitis C. 

Over 5 years, a humble 2 page health information leaflet has evolved into a 32 page booklet with links to our gay men’s health website MENRUS.CO.UK—a wealth of further guidance and support.

Most recently, we included guidance on ambulance call-outs and the police, a bust card: your rights on arrest booklet, and new and expanded guidance on using GHB in May 2019.

We would love to give PIP PAC away for free but they are not subsidised or receive government or grant funding. They are produced on a not for profit basis to give you the best value possible.

Since PIP PAC started we have absorbed the cost of post and packing (P&P) to keep costs down. Sadly, we can no longer afford to do this – though the packs remain the same price at £5.43.

Discretely packaged and posted 1st class, packs fit through standard letterboxes. Purchase on-line today, and there’s a good chance you’ll get yours tomorrow.

Click here to purchase PIP PAC 3.0 or here for a list of pack contents.

Chemsex and recreational drug use chemsex support

Click the link for chemsex and recreational drug use support at MENRUS.CO.UK

Developing PIP PAC

In early 2014, we funded (ourselves) and piloted 500 packs. Since since, we make 500-1,000 packs a year. Those involved in their development have direct knowledge and experience of drug use, addiction, withdrawal, and recovery. We also work with LGBT+, drugs, and sexual health services across the UK. Feedback remains very positive and we will continue to make more while the need is there.

Procurement, bulk and orders and tailored packs

Our shop sells multiples of single and twin packs only. Please, use the contact form or call for bulk orders or the chemsex booklet which can be purchased separately. Packs can be tailored with inserts (eg: details of local services), and include bespoke pack labels (eg: include the name of your organisation).

Pack updates and changes

  • July 2019: Chemsex booklet (A5) 6th edition, printed
  • July 2019: Bust Card: Your Rights on Arrest booklet (A7) 2nd edition, printed
  • May 2019: Bust Card: Your Rights on Arrest booklet (A7) 2nd edition, printed
  • October 2018: Chemsex booklet (A5) 5th edition, printed
  • January 2019: Bust Card: Your Rights on Arrest booklet (A7), added
  • December 2018: Plastic mailer bags replaced with paper envelopes
  • November 2018: PIP PAC 2.0 phased out
  • October 2018: Chemsex booklet (A5) 5th edition, printed
  • May 2018: Plastics straws replaced with paper straws
  • October: 2017: Chemsex booklet 4th edition, printed
  • August 2017:‘G’ tracker, ID wristbands, and mint sweets added