Participants of this scheme facilitated by the Drug User Liberation Front reported improved health and life outcomes, including in relation to reliance on street drugs, harmful police interactions and exposure to violence.
In a climate rife with stigma, discrimination and violence toward people who use drugs, Corporación Viviendo, a community-focused NGO in Colombia, provide essential and life-saving harm reduction services.
Following the recent endorsement by the chief public prosecutor, the Scottish government has finally approved the country's first drug consumption room, marking a significant step toward reform that will preserve countless lives.
Drawing from their previous successful collaborations, VNGOC and NYNGOC will work together to guarantee the inclusive and extensive involvement of civil society in the preparations leading up to the 2024 CND Mid-term Review.
Police drug-detection dogs in NSW exhibit an alarming rate of false-positive detections for drugs among festival-goers, raising concerns about the effectiveness of strip-searches and other violent, degrading and humiliating policing responses to drugs.
Harm Reduction International urges governments to stop funding punitive drug laws and, instead, to invest in programmes that prioritise health, community and justice, leading to healthier and safer societies.