Harm Reduction

2017. március 20.

Drugreporter Film Sessions at the Harm Reduction International Conference: Call For Submissions! 

The Rights Reporter Foundation and Harm Reduction International now welcomes entries to the Drugreporter Film Sessions at the 25th Harm Reduction International Conference!/Rights Reporter Foundation et Harm Reduction International accueillent les propositions de films et de vidéos pour les séances Drugreporter à la 25e Conférence internationale en réduction des méfaits

2017. március 9.

"We Do Not Wish To Walk Indifferently Away"

Café Therapy is a restaurant in Prague, its employees are clients of drug rehabilitation services provided by the NGO SANANIM. Watch this video interview by David Pešek with Josef "Pepe" Sedivy about his mission and belief in the field of drug services.

2017. február 2.

"The Drug Consumption Room Can Create New Partnerships" - Interview With Charlotte Mévil-Blanche

The city of Paris has opened its first drug consumption room (DCR) last year, after a long political struggle. We interviewed Charlotte Mévil-Blanche, a volunteer at the Gaia-Paris DCR about their plans.  

2016. december 12.

“More Needs To Be Done To Reach The Most Vulnerable” - An Interview With David Liddell, Head Of The Scottish Drugs Forum 

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic increase in overdose deaths and HIV infections among injecting drug users. Policy-makers in Glasgow are reported to be considering a proposal to open the first supervised injection site, in response to the epidemics. We interviewed David Liddell, the director of the Scottish Drugs Forum, to learn more about the situation!   

2016. november 21.

Kyrgyzstan: Staying Together To Survive

"This is Kyrgyzstan, a country with very complicated drug policy and a very active community of people who use drugs." Watch this video produced by Drug User News at Drugreporter, about harm reduction and activism in Kyrgyzstan.

2016. november 14.

EU Civil Society Forum on Drugs Calls For More Inclusion

The Civil Society Forum on Drugs (CSF), an expert group of the European Commission with more than forty members representing leading European NGOs, held its annual plenary meeting in Brussels last week. The Forum has become an important voice, but it needs more inclusion and funding from EU institutions. 

2016. november 9.

A Distress Call From Romanian Civil Society

Governments of wealthy countries will be meeting to discuss the future budget of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Romanian civil society organisations have sent them an open letter, warning of catastrophic consequences if they fail to allocate adequate funding for HIV prevention measures, in a country which has been badly hit by the epidemic.  

2016. november 4.

A Hitchhiker's Guide to Harm Reduction in Amsterdam

Deep compassion and cool-headed pragmatism - these are the essence of harm reduction in Amsterdam. Read about the adventures of a Czech social worker, David Pešek, who spent a week-long internship at the Regenboog Groep in Amsterdam to see what daily life is like there!

2016. november 2.

A DAY IN THE LIFE: The World of Humans Who Use Drugs - Trailer and screening dates!

We proudly present Drugreporter's new feature documentary: A Day in the Life. Produced by drug users and activists, the movie features the different realities of the global war on drugs by guiding us through one day in the life of people who use drugs in seven cities of the world. Watch the new trailer and check out screening dates and news about the film!

2016. október 13.

“You Cannot Promote Safety Through Prejudice” - Interview with Marinella Kloka On Harm Reduction in Greece

Marianella Kloka is one of the leading figures of the Greek harm reduction movement, and is currently the advocacy officer at the Praksis NGO. We interviewed her about how the government and civil society in Greece have responded to the threat of an HIV epidemic among people who use drugs. Read her inspiring thoughts, and watch our video about people, drugs and harm reduction in Greece! 

2016. október 6.

"Drugs Are Less of a Political Priority" - Interview with Alexis Goodseel, The Director of the EMCDDA

On 1 January 2016, Alexis Goosdeel became the new Director of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) in Lisbon, Portugal. In an interview with Drugreporter, he discusses the challenges posed by Europe’s drugs problems, and the future plans and opportunities for the agency in a changing political environment. 

2016. szeptember 25.

Harm Reduction in Australia

We present three videos about what the world can learn from harm reduction in Australia. 

2016. szeptember 13.

The Baltic Trip Trilogy

Watch three short videos produced by Drug User News at Drugreporter, about the state of drug policy and harm reduction in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.

2016. szeptember 1.

Harm Reduction: Pragmatism and Radicalism

An interview with Ricardo Fuertes, a young psychologist, about his experiences at working in the harm reduction field in Barcelona and Lisbon.  

2016. augusztus 31.

Preventing avoidable deaths: what steps to take to mitigate opioid overdose? 

Today is the Inernational Overdose Awareness Day. On this occasion, please read an article about how to prevent opioid overdoses, written by our partners from APDES, Portugal! 

2016. augusztus 5.

How to Make Good Drug Policy Instead of Killing Your People? 

Recommendations to the President of the Philippines about how to address drug problems in a meaningful way - or a recipe to improve drug policy.  

2016. augusztus 3.

Largest Drug Consumption Room of the World Opens in Copenhagen

Please watch a photo gallery from the world's largest drug consumption room that was opened yesterday in Copenhagen! 

2016. július 28.

Harm Reduction and Drug Laws in the Czech Republic

Our Russian speaking video reporters visited Prague to explore drug laws and harm reduction services there. Please watch their short video report with English subtitles!

2016. július 12.

Чехия: Люди и Наркотики

Чехия в нашем представлении - одна из самых либеральных в плане наркополитики европейских стран. DUNews побывал в Праге и выяснил насколько это соответствует действительности.

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