What is Harm Reduction for people who use drugs? HA-REACT, 2018

"What is Harm Reduction?" - new HA-REACT video is live!

This video explains what harm reduction is and how it benefits people who use drugs, as well as their families and communities.

Harm reduction acknowledges that people should not need to stop using drugs to receive help. Research shows that harm reduction decreases the negative effects...

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What is Harm Reduction for people who use drugs - HA-REACT Brochure

Brochure release: What is Harm Reduction for PWUD?

Harm reduction consists of policies, programmes and practices that reduce the negative health, social and economic effects of drug use.

This brochure explains how it can benefit people who use drugs, as well as their families and communities.

Download the brochure at https://bit...

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E-Learning HA-REACT, October 2018

New training tools on harm reduction available online

HA-REACT has recently developed new online tools to train staff in low-threshold settings on HIV and HCV testing and linking to needed care, on opioid substitution treatment and condom distribution program in prison settings, on prison needle and syringe programmes and harm reduction.


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Андраш Сзабо, Печ (город), Венгрия

"We need trained pharmacists, governmental and social workers to improve integrated care in HU"

The NGO INDIT Foundation, based in Pécs, is one of the few organisations, which is providing harm reduction services for people who use drugs (PWUD) in Hungary. The foundation maintains facilities providing medical care services and social support, such as the “Drug Clinic” with outpatient care...

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Harm Reduction in Prisons, Luxembourg 2018

Harm Reduction in Prison Settings in Luxembourg

This video was prepared in 2017 in the framework of HA-REACT project by the Ministry of Health of LUXEMBOURG in order to present the best harm reduction practices implemented in Schrassig penitentiary unit. It was translated into Polish and soon will be used for training purposes for the prison...

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My 1st 48 hours - Naloxone-on-Release: Guidelines for naloxone provision upon release from prison and other custodial settings

Naloxone saves lives – hands-on toolkit for policy makers and practitioners

For prisoners with a history of drug use, in particular opioid use, the risks related to drug use, in particular overdose and death are extremely high in the immediate period after release from prison, due to high rates of relapse and lower opioid tolerance. Much still needs to be done in order...

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