Use of mobile phones to buy and sell illicit drugs in Australia

This study explores how police detainees in Australia use mobile phones within the illicit drug market. Read more

Psychosocial Interventions for Amphetamine Type Stimulant Use Disorder

Amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) use is a global concern due to increased usage and the harm to physical, mental, and social well-being. The objective of this overview of systematic reviews is to summarise trial results of psychosocial interventions and describe their efficacy and safety. Read more

Netreach Work: Implementing Web-based Harm Reduction Interventions with Online Drug Users

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

New psychoactive substances in Eurasia: a qualitative study of people who use drugs and harm reduction services in six countries

This study examines the use of new psychoactive substances (NPS) and the harm reduction response in six Eurasian countries: Belarus, Moldova, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Georgia. The aim is to identify current patterns of NPS use and related harms in each country through recording the perspectives and lived experience of people who use drugs and people who provide harm reduction services in order to inform the harm reduction response. Read more