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Health – tobacco

Burning Issues: The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction 2020 The central theme of this report, enshrined in many international treaties, is the universal right to health, including for those who for whatever reason continue to engage in risky behaviours.…

Health – alcohol

‘It’s everywhere’ – alcohol’s public face and private harm: The report of the Commission on Alcohol Harm (2020) The Commission on Alcohol Harm was established to examine the current evidence on alcohol harm, recent trends in alcohol harm and the…

Health – drugs

Drug-related Deaths in Scotland in 2019 Statistics of drug-related deaths in 2019 and earlier years, broken down by cause of death, selected drugs reported, age and sex. Statistics show the number of drug-related deaths in Scotland increased by 6%, from 1,187…

Bloodborne viruses – drugs

People who inject drugs: HIV and viral hepatitis monitoring, 2019 Updated with 2008 to 2018 data and Health Protection Report 13(29) | PHE, UK Research and analysis: Shooting Up: infections among people who inject drugs in the UK, 2018 Updated…

Prevalence – alcohol

Statistics on Alcohol, England 2020 This publication provides a range of information relating to alcohol use and misuse.Topics covered include: alcohol-related hospital admissions; alcohol-specific deaths; prescriptions for drugs used to treat alcohol dependence; drinking behaviours among adults and children; road…

Prevalence – drugs

Drug misuse in England and Wales: year ending March 2020 (Published December 2020) There was no change in the overall level of any drug use in the last year across England and Wales for the year ending March 2020 compared…

Treatment/Recovery – alcohol

Alcohol care teams in district general hospitals: resources, 2019 A set of resources for alcohol care teams, including a case study and assessment checklist, co-produced with Public Health England | NHS and PHE, UK The hardest hit: Addressing the crisis…

Alcohol control

‘It’s everywhere’ – alcohol’s public face and private harm: The report of the Commission on Alcohol Harm (2020) The Commission on Alcohol Harm was established to examine the current evidence on alcohol harm, recent trends in alcohol harm and the…

Tobacco control

Burning Issues: The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction 2020 The central theme of this report, enshrined in many international treaties, is the universal right to health, including for those who for whatever reason continue to engage in risky behaviours.…

Harm reduction – drugs

The Global State of Harm Reduction 2020 The Global State of Harm Reduction is the only report that provides an independent analysis of harm reduction in the world. Now in its the seventh edition, the Global State of Harm Reduction 2020 is the…