harm reduction


The virtual meeting place for individuals and organizations dedicated to reducing the social, health and economic harms associated with drugs and drug policies.

http://canadianharmreduction.com/

goals:

  • To develop in Canada a network of harm reduction workers, agencies, organisations, individuals and groups of individuals, including people with current drug use experience, for the purpose of exchanging information and providing mutual support
  • To educate the public, politicians, legislators and the media about the efficacy and legitimacy of Harm Reduction for redressing the consequences of the use and distribution of illicit drugs
  • To ensure that drug policies in Canada exemplify true Harm Reduction
  • To work collaboratively to end the war on drugs and on the people who use them

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The International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD) was established to represent the interests of drug users on the world stage.

inpud.wordpress.com

The Aims of INPUD are:

  • To advocate and lobby for the rights of drug users on the world stage
  • To bring the voices of drug users to the policy table
  • To support and seed the development of self-determining networks of drug users that
  • advocate for the rights of drug users
  • To promote and advocate for harm reduction as a means of supporting safer drug use
  • To build alliances with like-minded organizations in the drugs field and civil society to further the first four aims of INPUD
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