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Overcoming Harm Reduction Reluctance_2018

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT DRUG-RELATED HARMS BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

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HA-REACT - Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction

This report introduces an approach to drug harm reduction: policies and interventions aimed at reducing drug-related harm for people who use drugs and for society as a whole.

It is driven by interviews with people who use drugs, social workers, clinicians, researchers, etc. Reviewing...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Human rights
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What is Harm Reduction for PWUD - HA-REACT Brochure

What is Harm Reduction for people who use drugs?

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European Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction, HA-REACT

This brochure explains what harm reduction is consisting of and how it benefits to people who use drugs, as well as their families and communities. 

Harm reduction acknowledges that people should not need to stop using drugs to receive help. Research shows that harm reduction decreases...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction
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My 1st 48 hours - Naloxone-on-Release: Guidelines for naloxone provision upon release from prison and other custodial settings

"My first 48 hours out" - Naloxone-on-Release: Guidelines for naloxone provision upon release from prison and other custodial settings

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Kirsten Horsburgh, Scottish Drugs Forum
Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Global, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Empfehlungen zur Vergabe von Drogenkonsumutensilien

Recommendations for the distribution of utensils for drug use

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Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

This publication discribes standards for the distribution of drug consumption utensils for different institutions. In addition, recommendations for documentation, work safety and employees qualification are formulated.

In connection with the much higher prevalence and the easy...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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AAE in the 22nd International AIDS Conference 2018

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Sini Pasanen

This presentation of the AAE Steering Committee member Sini Pasanen describes the role and goals of AAE for 22nd International AIDS Conference 2018.

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Refugees, WHO European region, Advocacy, Migration
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Poster: Contest to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons in Poland

Poster: Contest to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons in Poland

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

"Konkurs na ilustrację do materiałów szkoleniowych na temat: Leczenie substytucyjne" - This  poster and leaflet for the inmates of a penitentiary center Sluzew (Warsaw) is prepared by the National AIDS Centre in Poland. The inmates will be asked to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons (...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Central Europe, Harm reduction, Testing and counselling
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HIV Positive Detainees and Access to Social Rights

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Centre for Life

This paper is based on the outcomes of a study conducted by the Social and the Legal Department of Center for Life from March 2016 until December 2016 at the following detention centers: • Detainees’ Hospital of Korydallos • Women’s Department of the Korydallos Detention Center • Detention...

Tags: General public, LGBTI, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Southern Europe, Advocacy, Care and support, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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European Drug Report 2016 - Trends and Developments

European Drug Report 2016: Trends and Developments

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

The Trends and Developments report presents a top-level overview of the drug phenomenon in Europe, covering drug supply, use and public health problems as well as drug policy and responses. Together with the online Statistical Bulletin, Country Overviews and Perspectives on Drugs, it makes up...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Research, Treatment
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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

Leaflet: Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

This leaflet discribes the three-year project, which was launched in late 2015 with core funding from the European Union (EU), and is being implemented by 23 partners representing 18 EU Member States.

The overall aim of HA-REACT is to significantly contribute to the elimination of HIV and...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction
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Preventing opioid overdose deaths with take-home naloxone

Preventing opioid overdose deaths with take-home naloxone

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

This publication examines the case for distributing naloxone, an emergency medication, to people who inject opioids such as heroin and to others who might witness an opioid overdose. Through its capacity to reverse opioid overdose, naloxone can save lives if administered in time. This...

Tags: Health care professionals, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Affordability, Care and support, Harm reduction, Policy, Prevention, Treatment
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