An update about how access to harm reduction programs changed in European cities after the lockdown measures were lifted between the first and second waves of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Crossings – Stories of Migrant Sex Workers
Crossings is a sex-worker produced documentary about the effects of criminalisation on migrant sex workers in Europe and the powerful ways of their resistance. Produced in cooperation between Drugreporter and ICRSE.
Harm Reduction Responses to COVID-19 in Europe: Regularly Updated Infopage
On this info page Drugreporter provides regular updates about resources and news on how harm reduction service providers respond to the COVID-19 Epidemic.
Following Up With the Clients of the Closed Harm Reduction Programs in Budapest and Belgrade
Our report, based on the findings of research conducted among the clients of closed needle and syringe programs in Budapest and Belgrade, sheds light on the dire consequences of declining support for harm reduction in Central Eastern Europe.
Chemsex and the City
On the occasion of the Global Day of Action of the Suport. Don’t Punish campaign, during Pride month, Re Generation organised a screening of the film “Chem-Sex and the city” in Belgrade. The film was produced with the support of the Drugreporter Video Advocacy Network. Watch the video and read Irena Molnar’s report!
Chasing the Paranoid Dragon: Alpha-PVP
Some tabloid newspapers call it the “zombie drug” – but what is behind sensationalist media reports? Bojan Arsenijevic explores the mysterious AlphaPVP in his article.
Where Mental Health and Clubbing Intersect
Although we talk a lot about the risks of drug use at dance parties and festivals, do we address the mental health issues among party going young people as well? Read the article of two Serbian outreach workers from the NGO ReGeneration!
“As Serbia still doesn’t have regular harm reduction services and drug checking is not allowed, NGO Re Generation filmed the Belgrade Wonderland to shine a light on the situation.” Watch their video!
I Know What I Did Last Year: “My Summer of PEP”
Read the story of Bojan Arsenijević’s (NGO Re Generation, Serbia) influencing experience about taking PEP, or post-exposure prophylaxis, which represents a combination of antiretroviral drugs that minimises the possibility of infection after accidental exposure to a potentially infectious material.
A Year Long Battle for Transparent Policy Making
Amendments of the Law on Psychoactive and Controlled Substances in Serbia. Read about the controversial and not-transparent process of the adoption of the amendments, and the fight of NGOs to be involved.