Scottish government research suggests women in Scotland face more drug related deaths due to a multitude of factors including heroin availability, lack of social services, and untreated mental health issues.
AFEW highlights their work in Eastern Europe and Central Asia which connects private groups and NGOs with public health care programs in order to treat people suffering from diseases through communication and collaboration that prioritises local communities and their care.
The IDPC network outlines four key asks for member states towards ensuring that future drug policies are firmly situated within the UN priorities of protecting health and human rights, promoting development and advancing peace and security.
SIGAR suggests that the United States' ineffective policies and efforts to reduce opium cultivation in Afghanistan dramatically affected vulnerable populations who either grow or consume opium and continue to suffer immensely.
Research suggests that the stark increase in the risk of age-related methadone-specific deaths in UK, calls for administrators of the drug to alert their clients about a potential increased risk to their health as they age.
EMCDDA suggests new psychoactive drug usage is rapidly growing in prisons and may be causing further drug problems in federal facilities, a phenomenon in need of a widespread response by communities and policymakers.