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Harm reduction is part of everyones life from using seatbelts to having secure passwords, this should also be extended to drug use
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New Naloxone Website

Short film letting people know what will be on the new Naloxone.org.uk website. Naloxone is the life saving drug given to people who have had a heroin overdo...
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Naloxone Saves Lives: Public Service Announcement Concerning Opioid Overdose Prevention | Naloxone

Naloxone Saves Lives: Public Service Announcement Concerning Opioid Overdose Prevention | Naloxone | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Naloxone is a generic, inexpensive pure opioid antagonist that reverses the effects of opioid intoxication (overdose) by restoring respiration. Although it's...
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Harm reduction reduces harm. Duh.

Marian Green --Having worked in programs operating under “harm reduction” principles, working with those who have chronic addictions, I have seen the benefit.

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'Full Recovery' a flawed policy « Stonetree Harm Reduction

'Full Recovery' a flawed policy « Stonetree Harm Reduction | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
In short, this English policy interpretation of recovery is a flawed document, failing to realise a truly recovery oriented alcohol and other drugs service system while at the same time effectively defunding harm reduction ...
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Tim Bingham speaks with professor Greg Scott of DePaul University

Greg Scott is the director of the Social Science Research Center and an associate professor in the department of sociology at DePaul University where he teaches courses on substance use and abuse, underground economies, street gangs, consciousness,...
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Truth about young people and drugs revealed in Guardian survey

Truth about young people and drugs revealed in Guardian survey | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Poll carried out with Mixmag magazine shows reckless behaviour of high-risk drug takers (The article on the Mixmag survey into young peopes drug use makes interesting reading http://t.co/jLKaJ5eO...)...
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DePaul sociologist Greg Scott talks drug addiction, harm reduction...and ... - WBEZ (blog)

DePaul sociologist Greg Scott talks drug addiction, harm reduction...and ... - WBEZ (blog) | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
DePaul sociologist Greg Scott talks drug addiction, harm reduction...
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Photos: Portland Hotel Society's Mobile Needle Exchange - Globe and Mail

Photos: Portland Hotel Society's Mobile Needle Exchange - Globe and Mail | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Globe and MailPhotos: Portland Hotel Society's Mobile Needle ExchangeGlobe and MailThe main goal of the Portland Hotel Society's Mobile Needle Exchange is to provide harm reduction in the city of Vancouver.
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African American Leadership in Harm Reduction - Harm Reduction ...

African American Leadership in Harm Reduction - Harm Reduction ... | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Latest Harm Reduction Coalition podcast
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The government’s drug policy favours dogma over harm reduction | Left Foot Forward

The government’s drug policy favours dogma over harm reduction | Left Foot Forward | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Mark Thompson reveals new evidence that the government is focusing on dogma over harm reduction, as they explicitly reject a campaign which would reduce harm.
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US report: HIV rate down in needle-drug users - USA TODAY

US report: HIV rate down in needle-drug users - USA TODAY | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
USA TODAY US report: HIV rate down in needle-drug users
USA TODAY ATLANTA – There's some good news from the AIDS front: Fewer needle drug users are testing positive for HIV. A social worker collects a box of used syringes at an needle exchange spot.
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Shereen El-Feki: HIV -- how to fight an epidemic of bad laws | Video on TED.com

Shereen El-Feki: HIV -- how to fight an epidemic of bad laws | Video on TED.com | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it

TED Talks There is an epidemic of HIV, and with it an epidemic of bad laws -- laws that effectively criminalize being HIV positive. It's great to see harm reduction getting a mention on TED

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What is Harm Reduction?

The "Reducing Harm & Building Communities: Addressing Drug Use in the South" conference took place September 8 & 9, 2011 in Durham, NC. Several advocates were interviewed and offered insights into harm reduction and their work.
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Unspeakable Harm Reduction

Unspeakable Harm Reduction | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it

Features Mr. Yuri Fedotov, the head of the UN Agency on Drug and Crime (UNODC), making an ambiguous statment on harm reduction at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) this year. We asked him at a press conference to clarify his position on harm reduction and we asked a few professionals, such as Damon Barret from HRI, Allan Clear from HRC and Alison Crocket from UNAIDS to comment on what he said.

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m.guardian.co.uk

m.guardian.co.uk | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Almost 12 months to the day, the ACMD recommended to UK Gov that #Naloxone be more widely available...
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Nigel Brunsdon | RedBubble

Nigel Brunsdon | RedBubble | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Harm Reduction activist who runs http://injectingadvice.com (I think it's time you treated yourself to a #harmreduction tshirt http://t.co/nmqmTD0h...)...
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Insite withstands test of international drug control conventions -

Insite withstands test of international drug control conventions - | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
At the 55th meeting of the Commission on Narcotic drugs held in Vienna March 12 – 16th Damon Barrett, Human Rights expert at Harm Reduction International spoke candidly in the plenary session regarding the erroneous statements made by the...
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The Dual Stigmas of Injection Drug Use by Zhibin Dai | Viral ...

In terms of stigma, harm reduction policy is hindered by two stigmas: stigma and public scorn for users and stigma against the approaches – needle exchange and drug substitution – to reduce HIV spread among this group.
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New dissertation on harm reduction measures in Finnish drug ...

New dissertation on harm reduction measures in Finnish drug ... | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
The implementation of a drug policy based on the harm reduction ideology was started in Finland at the turn of the millennium, in addition to the restrictive drug policy implemented traditionally. The first health conseling ...
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Harm reduction key issue at student drug conference | Hayat Canada

Harm reduction key issue at student drug conference | Hayat Canada | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Harm reduction key issue at student drug conference. More articles by Hayat Canada ». Written by: Hayat Canada. “I could be dead right now,” said Heather Koller, speaking at a Calgary drug conference Saturday.
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An Interview with Monica Barratt | TalkingDrugs is a space to share stories and talk about drugs

An Interview with Monica Barratt | TalkingDrugs is a space to share stories and talk about drugs | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Monica talking about the effect the Internet has had in both drug use and harm reduction
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Does Decriminalization Lead to More Drugs and Crime?

Does Decriminalization Lead to More Drugs and Crime? | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Does Decriminalization Lead to More Drugs and Crime?
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How I Got Perspective from a Needle Exchange Van in Baltimore ...

How I Got Perspective from a Needle Exchange Van in Baltimore ... | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Two days after returning to Baltimore from Haiti, I went to the needle exchange van on the corner Pratt and Carey in West Baltimore for some local public health nursing education. Needle exchanges are designed to reduce ...
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Rising Voices » Russia: Harm Reduction Web-site Blocked by the ...

Rising Voices » Russia: Harm Reduction Web-site Blocked by the ... | Drug Use Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
The Foundation also played a leading role in the advocacy campaign against detention of Russian harm reduction activist Irina Teplinskaya. After the blocking of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation web-site many Russian ...
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