Tag Archive for harm reduction

Druglink article 1986 – Scottish proposals

“I am personally and on principle against it,” said the former Scottish Health Minister about issuing needles and syringes to addicts. But a committee set up by his Chief Medical officer was about to recommend just that. We bring you…

Beyond the fear factor

October 5th 2015 There have been proposals for drug consumption rooms in Dublin as part of the response to escalating heroin problems in the city. This is a perfectly valid and evidence-based harm reduction approach, but it is also a…

Harm reduction – drugs

Global review of drug checking services operating in 2017,2018 Drug checking (or ‘pill testing’) services invite members of the public to anonymously submit psychoactive drug samples for forensic analysis and then provide individualised feedback of results and counselling as appropriate…