Category Archives: methadone

The Global State of Harm Reduction for 2014

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New Jersey continues the USA trend of hyper-regulation and persecution of pregnant women who use/d drugs

An almost unbelievable trend towards the criminalisation, persecution, over-regulation and management  of pregnant women who use drugs, is taking place across the US. Tomorrow marks a particularly disturbing day as we watch court proceedings in the state of New Jersey … Continue reading

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31st August: World Overdose Day

When you are using drugs intravenously, overdosing is a real reality. Drug user unions all over the world are constantly pumping out overdose prevention materials, workshops, etc. But more recently, some more fortunate country policies have led to NALOXONE being … Continue reading

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Life Goes On in Russia’s Crimea

Here are the final 2 blogs in the series of 4, from Igor Kuzmenko’s personal blogs of Crimea, in particular, life for those who once lived under Ukraine law and received Opiate Substitution Treatment (OST) such as methadone only to … Continue reading

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Last Calls on Methadone…Russia’s in Charge

Igor on the situation for drug users in the Crimea post Russian referendum Continue reading

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