'The Wallich', a Welsh charity finds that an increased supervision of substance use in Wales, would serve as a useful tool for the promotion of public health and would reduce drug related deaths considerably.
Frank Busconi documents his work and time as a care provider for those in the LGBTQ+ community who struggle with addiction as he stresses the importance of Motivational Interviewing in order to form a bond with patients and provide low barrier avenues of assistance.
Manuel Cardoso, a global health expert who helped Portugal implement its current drug policy model, advises Australia to decriminalise drugs in an effort by the Government to treat drug use as a public health matter rather than a failing criminal justice effort.
The International Indigenous Peoples Movement on Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) releases statement condemning the extra-judicial killings in Bangladesh and calls for the Government to uphold human rights.
Amidst the Philippine's war on drugs, President Duterte has promoted police officers involved in extrajudicial killings and torture practices, an action Human Rights Watch deems "a cruel affront to the families of victims."
In a joint statement released on 28 May 2018, Myanmar opium farmers demand the Government to stop to the arrests and criminalizing of opium farmers and instead implement development programs that provide services and assistance to farmers in poverty whose fields are constantly being eradicated.
With a goal of promoting harm reduction measures and increasing community awareness, OSIWA utilized the power of the cinema in order to educate locals in Senegal on drug addiction and illuminate the personal stories of users.