Two years to the date after their friend died from a drug overdose, three University of Calgary students launched a harm-reduction platform to honour his memory and educate for safer drug use. Read more
Correlation-European Harm Reduction Network has prepared a briefing paper on treatment, prevention and harm reduction interventions for different forms of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) use. You can read this document AT THIS LINK.
Continuing the work which started in 2019 in expanding access to essential HIV health and social services for key populations including people who use New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)/stimulants, UNODC Regional Programme office for Eastern Europe in cooperation with the Charitable Fund “Humanitarian Action” launched a series of webinars aimed at familiarizing with a web-based information dissemination tool. Read more
Practice of online distribution of harm reduction kits for people who use drugs using pharmacy certificates in Novosibirsk. Read more
The globalisation process and new technologies paved the way for the emergence of empowered and global online drug cultures and shaped the way people purchase and use drugs, search for drug information, and discuss and share drug use practices and knowledge with their peers. This growing reality is opening up a new field of intervention, and harm reduction professionals should equip themselves to respond to this reality. Read more
NEXT Distro is an online and mail-based harm reduction service designed to reduce opioid overdose death, prevent injection-related disease transmission, and improve the lives of people who use drugs. Read more
HSE University researchers together with specialists from the Humanitarian Action Charitable Fund (St. Petersburg) and the University of Michigan School of Public Health (USA) studied the specifics of remote work with Russian people who use drugs to reduce the harm of drug use. They discovered that the use of online platforms increases the number of people who use drugs to seek help. Read more