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Quality Health Care is Your Right!

December 3, 2011

Quality Health Care is Your Right!
Quality Health Care is Your Right! is an educational booklet for drug users that promotes productive and healthy relationships with health care and health care providers. The booklet, which is a companion to our new training curriculum Improving Health Care with Drug Users, offers concrete tips and tools for navigating health care interactions, including topics […]

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Guide to Developing and Managing Syringe Access Programs

November 8, 2011

Guide to Developing and Managing Syringe Access Programs
Guide to Developing and Managing Syringe Access Programs is a comprehensive, step-by-step manual for starting and managing syringe access programs. This pragmatic and straightforward guide can serve as a valuable tool for new and established programs alike, offering practice suggestions and guidance in several areas including: Planning and Design, Operational Issues, Organizational Issues, External Issues […]

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Harm Reduction Communication Issue 16

October 3, 2011

Harm Reduction Communication Issue 16
Fall 2011 This issue of Harm Reduction Communication features hot topics from the 2010 National Harm Reduction Conference in Austin, TX. There are articles on drug injections in the real world, sex work in an economic recession, overdose prevention, harm reduction challenges, harm reduction for prescription drugs, secondary syringe access, recovery and harm reduction, drug […]

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International Law Overview

October 1, 2011

International Law Overview
The UN Drug Conventions This fact sheet provides background on the UN Conventions & presents four options for reform movements: Opportunities for countries to work within the current legal framework Prospects for treaty revision Withdrawal from the international treaties Enacting a new treaty system based more closely on principles of science, public health & social […]

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How International Law Affects US Drug Laws

October 1, 2011

How International Law Affects US Drug Laws
Effect of International Law on US State and Federal Laws Though it may be difficult for most Americans to imagine the effect of inter- national drug law treaties on state law, one of the most striking character- istics of the international drug control system is its overriding concern with the domestic affairs of member countries, […]

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Demand Methadone in Russia

August 27, 2011

Demand Methadone in Russia
This fact sheet challenges the Russian Drug Czar’s position that methadone is not an effective form of drug treatment. It discusses the value of methadone and the need for improved drug policies and access to health care for people who use drugs in Russia. (2011) Read the fact sheet below and download the pdf.

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Basic Hepatitis C Brochure

February 18, 2010

Basic Hepatitis C Brochure
This brochure can be easily reproduced for use in syringe access programs, on outreach, in groups, etc. Read the brochure below and download the PDF.

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Opiato: Sobredosis, Prevención y Sobre Vivencia

January 28, 2010

Opiato: Sobredosis, Prevención y Sobre Vivencia
Este folleto proporciona una vista general básica de prevención de sobredosis y respuesta, inclusive la administración de naloxone. Lea el folleto abajo de y descargue el PDF.

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Opioid Overdose Prevention and Survival

January 28, 2010

Opioid Overdose Prevention and Survival
DOPE Project This brochure provides a basic overview of overdose prevention and response, including administration of naloxone. Read the brochure below and download the pdf. Follow the DOPE Project on Facebook and Twitter   

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Single-Use Syringes

January 19, 2010

Single-Use Syringes
Fact Sheet This fact sheet addresses some of the common concerns related to “single-use” syringes, incorporating feedback from the harm reduction community as to why they should never be the only option available at syringe access programs. Read below and download the pdf. Open publication

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