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Quality Healthcare is Your Right

Quality Healthcare is Your Right

People who use drugs often face multiple challenges when seeking health care. This booklet aims to provide a practical guide for people who use drugs. Service providers and peers can use this booklet as a tool for starting honest conversations with people who use drugs about healthcare. You can read the pamphlet below, download copies, […]

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Hepatitis C Basics for People Who Use Drugs (PWUD)

Hepatitis C Basics for People Who Use Drugs (PWUD)

This brochure explains the basics of Hepatitis C transmission for people who inject drugs and for people who take drugs through other routes of administration.  You can read the pamphlet below, print out copies of the PDFs in English or Spanish, or order copies from our store.  

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2014 Peer Delivered Syringe Exchange Conference, New York

2014 Peer Delivered Syringe Exchange Conference, New York

Podcast 94 – July 16, 2014 Liam, Brian, Davian and Karen– activists and community leaders       Reflections on the 3rd Annual Peer Delivered Syringe Exchange Conference from Liam, Brian, Davian and Karen and visioning ahead to the 10th National Harm Reduction Conference in Baltimore Stream below or click here to download the mp3.

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Shaping the Future: Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition

Shaping the Future: Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition

Podcast 93 – April 8, 2014  Jen Kirschner- Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition The Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition (BSHRC) is helping to shape the direction of harm reduction and drug policy in Baltimore. This week’s podcast is an interview with Jen Kirschner of BSHRC. Jen mentions the pending Good Samaritan law in the interview. […]

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Drug decriminalization in Portugal

Drug decriminalization in Portugal

Podcast 92 – April 2, 2014 Nuno Capaz– Vice President, Dissuasion Commission of Lisbon, Ministry of Health, Portugal.   Portugal decriminalized possession of all drugs in 2001. This week’s podcast is a conversation with Dr. Nuno Capaz of the Dissuasion Commission of Lisbon. He talks about the history and the successes of the initiative. Stream […]

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Exploring Drug Courts: ‘Judging Addicts’

Exploring Drug Courts: ‘Judging Addicts’

Podcast 91 – March 19, 2014 Rebecca Tiger– Assistant Professor of Sociology, Middlebury College    An interview with Rebecca Tiger, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Middlebury College, about drug courts. Rebecca’s book “Judging Addicts: Drug Courts and Coercion in the Justice System” was published last year. We mention the podcast that appeared on This American […]

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Wowee! Commission on Narcotics Drugs Preview

Wowee! Commission on Narcotics Drugs Preview

Podcast 90 – March 11, 2014 Heather Haase– International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) Allan Clear– Harm Reduction Coalition This year’s meeting of the Commission on Narcotics Drugs is an expanded version of proceedings featuring a two day High Level Segment. Heather Haase of International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) and Allan Clear get down to discuss the […]

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Using Heroin Alone

Using Heroin Alone

Podcast 89 – March 6, 2014   Ro Giuliani– founder SF Needle Exchange   The overdose risk of using alone is well established. We put the message out to the drug using community that people shouldn’t use alone. However there are really normal reasons as to why people like to do it. This is explored […]

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On the Passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman

On the Passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman

Podcast 88 – February 3, 2013 Allan Clear – Harm Reduction Coalition Sharon Stancliff – Harm Reduction Coalition   The actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an apparent drug overdose on February 1st, 2014. Allan Clear and Sharon Stancliff pick through the response and ask “what can be done to avoid more unnecessary deaths?” Stream […]

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New Podcast: Drugs in the Americas

New Podcast: Drugs in the Americas

DRUG POLICY CHANGE IS AFOOT IN THE AMERICAS! This months podcast is a conversation with Donald MacPherson of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition. It is a report back from the December meeting of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD). It reflects upon regional developments and how governments are coping and responding.      

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