The International Harm Reduction Association (IHRA) has launched the fifth in a series of online document collections – this time focusing on the extent and prevention of overdose. This collection is designed to improve knowledge and discussion on the important topic of overdose. It is the result of several months of literature searches and research by IHRA – inspired by the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) – with the guidance of an International Reference Panel. Overdose is a risk for all psychoactive drug users, but is a fundamentally preventable harm. In many ways, overdose prevention is a quintessential harm reduction approach. View the collection here.
- 2015 – 2016: two more years of saving lives
- Raves and the rolling stones: the history of drugs charity Release
- Self-Harm, methadone use and drug-related deaths amongst those registered as being of no fixed abode or homeless in Ireland
- Alleviating the access abyss in palliative care and pain relief—an imperative of universal health coverage: the Lancet Commission report
- Using the UN human rights system to advocate for access to palliative care and pain relief
- Why we should conduct research in collaboration with people who use alcohol and other drugs
- Harm reduction in MENA: where do we stand?
- Heroin uncertainties: Exploring users’ perceptions of fentanyl-adulterated and -substituted 'heroin'
- Evaluating drug policy: a seven-step guide to support the commissioning and managing of evaluations