Penington Institute

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Penington Institute

Penington Institute actively supports the adoption of approaches to drug use which promote safety and human dignity. Connecting substance use research to practical action and empowering communities, Penington Institute collaborates with and represents a broad range of sectors and organisations to identify and respond to specific substance use problems and their causes. Penington Institute addresses the complex issues related to drug use with knowledge and compassion. We not only help individuals, but also the wider community through our research analysis, promotion of effective strategies, workforce education and public awareness activities.

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