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  • Bonnie Devlin Memorial Seminar and Award Presentation (Podcast)

    Posted on December 10th, 2010 TimB No comments
    BONNIE DEVLIN MEMORIAL SEMINAR AND AWARD CEREMONY RISING DRUG USE AND THE ASSOCIATED HARMS IN AFGHANISTAN Tuesday 23rd November 2010 at the Jurys Inn Hotel, Albert Dock, Liverpool, The speaker, and winner of the award was Olivier Maguet from Médecins du Monde in Paris, who will give an updated report on his work in Afghanistan. and Louis Saha of Everton FC.
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    The Bonnie Devlin Memorial Scholarship was developed as a tribute to Bonnie Devlin, a woman who was not only instrumental in the International AIDS conference in Vancouver in 1996 and the International Conference on Drug Related Harm in 2006, but also in the development of community programmes, services and research for persons affected by drug use. The $5,000 scholarship is awarded to someone who espouses the values that Bonnie worked so hard for, and after which the 2006 conference was named: Prevention, Empowering, Equitable, Respect.
    Specifically, this award will help fund, facilitate and promote the collaboration of researchers, treatment providers, persons currently affected, or at risk of being affected by substance use, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis and other various health issues, and other interested parties to devise realistic, responsive and effective harm reduction strategies and/or to make the information available to the public and all interested parties.

  • The Falling Price of Drugs in Dublin (Podcast)

    Posted on September 18th, 2010 TimB No comments

  • Podcast on Schizophrenia.

    Posted on September 2nd, 2010 TimB No comments

  • Methadone treatment (podcast)

    Posted on August 6th, 2010 TimB No comments

    Should the Government cut back on its £300m a year use of methadone to treat drug addicts? Linda Pressly reports on calls to get more users clean of drugs.

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  • All Those Wasted Years

    Posted on July 18th, 2010 TimB No comments

    A bilingual documentary about drug addiction that ravages Dublin and its surrounds.

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  • Rebel Angel story of a individual addicted to Heroin in Dublin

    Posted on July 18th, 2010 TimB No comments

    Heroin is a highly addictive drug, and its abuse has repercussions that extend far beyond the individual user. The medical and social consequences of drug abuse have a devastating impact on society.This is the story of one Dublin heroin addict.

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  • Increasing HIV drug treatment will save millions: stud

    Posted on July 8th, 2010 TimB No comments

    Treating more HIV patients will prevent the spread of the virus and save almost $1 billion in health-care costs in British Columbia over 30 years, a new study suggests.

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  • Hooked 35: Death penalty for drug use

    Posted on July 6th, 2010 TimB No comments

    Nigel from injectigadvice.com interviews Rick Lines Deputy Director and Patrick from IHRA about thier report into countries that have the death penalty for drug offences

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  • Cambridege Police defend DIY Drug Kits

    Posted on June 25th, 2010 TimB No comments

    Chief Constable Julie Spence has defended the use of ‘DIY drug kits’ for addicts in Cambridge.The scheme began at Parkside police station on June 7 and was due to run for a week.

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  • Stories from the Supervised Injection Site

    Posted on February 3rd, 2010 TimB No comments

    Insite is North America’s first legal supervised injection site designed to offer injection drug users a safe, clean
    place to inject drugs. Professional nursing staff and counsellors provide a first point of contact for some of the
    most marginalized and vulnerable people in Vancouver. Download

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