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

Still no harm reduction? A critical review of the UK Government’s new Drug Strategy (PDF), 2017 This briefing, endorsed by eight of the UK’s leading harm reduction and drug treatment organisations, looks at whether the focus on harm reduction has…