During this Lancet Webinar, a panel of expert speakers will highlight the need to shift away from a narrow focus on individualised overdose risk to broader efforts addressing the pathologies of social and political systems that drive overdose.
Benjamin et al. call on social workers to advocate for and enact decriminalisation, harm reduction and community reinvestment in their practices, to detract their complicity in maintaining the status quo and instead provide anti-carceral, person-centred social work services.
HRI inventories a host of barriers in access to harm reduction services, including stigma, gender-based and structural violence, criminalisation, incarceration and limited gender-responsive and gender-affirming services.
A conversation on what a deeper understanding of British colonialism teach us about contemporary policing and drug prohibition, and in what ways those lessons can be used to better organising work today.