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Citywide. (2016) Implementing a health led approach to drug use - speakers notes. In: Implementing a health led approach to drug use - what does it mean?, 17 November 2016, Citywide, Dublin.

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Citywide held a seminar on Novermber 17th 2016 to discuss how the government commitment to 'a health-led rather than criminal justice approach to drug use' could  be achieved.  Speakers notes are now available:

Ann Fordham: The aftermath of UNGASS 2016.  Download Ann's presentation here

Niamh Eastwood: Decriminalisation – moving the debate on, dispelling the myths.  Download Niam's presentation here

Aileen O’Gorman: A Social Inclusion pillar for the National Drugs Strategy? Download Aileen's presentation here 

Support for the decriminalisation of the possession of drugs for personal use is split almost half and half among the national population, according to a new survey carried out by Red C for Citywide, Drugs Crisis Campaign.  Forty-nine percent of people are in favour of changing the law to allow for decriminalisation while 51% are not. The finding of the poll were presented to the Citywide Seminar, Implementing a health led approach to drug use, on Nov 17th  You can download the findings here 

Item Type
Conference or Workshop Item
Publication Type
Irish-related
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco)
Intervention Type
Harm reduction, Policy
Date
November 2016
Corporate Creators
Citywide
Event Title
Implementing a health led approach to drug use - what does it mean?
Event Location
Citywide, Dublin
Event Dates
17 November 2016
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