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Stone, Katie and Shirley-Beavan, Sam [Harm Reduction International] . (2018) Global state of harm reduction 2018. London: Harm Reduction International. 176 p.

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The 2018 Global State of Harm Reduction report contains information on:
• The number of people who inject drugs and the number of people imprisoned for drug use (where data is available).
• Needle and syringe programmes (NSP), opioid substitution therapy (OST), HIV and hepatitis C and TB testing and treatment for people who use drugs, in both the community and in prisons.
• The harm reduction response for people who use amphetamine-type stimulants, cocaine and its derivatives, and new psychoactive substances.
• Drug-checking in nightlife settings.
• Harm reduction for women who use drugs.
• Drug consumption rooms.
• Drug-related mortality and morbidity and the overdose response, as well as naloxone peer-distribution in the community and naloxone provision in prisons.
• Developments and regressions in funding for harm reduction.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:Harm Reduction International
Date:December 2018
Pages:176 p.
Publisher:Harm Reduction International
Place of Publication:London
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control > Needle distribution and exchange
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Prison-based health service
L Social psychology and related concepts > Physical context or place > Safe spaces for drug users (injecting centre / consumption rooms)
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Harm reduction policy
VA Geographic area > International aspects
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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