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# harm reduction

Last year
# Drugs
'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals
The campaign also urges festival-goers to ‘leave the mixing to the DJs’.
All time
# Addiction
Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds
Sixty-three homeless people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and there was one death, a fraction of what had been predicted.
Lynn Ruane: Harm reduction should always come first with criminal drug policy
We should decriminalise possession of drugs for personal use, writes independent senator Lynn Ruane.
# Drugs
Drug-testing at Irish festivals: Government criticised for delays forming 'working group'
The working group was first floated in 2017 and was originally expected to be up and running earlier this year.
# harm reduction
Drug outreach services to be provided at Electric Picnic campsites
Medical professionals and other volunteers will be providing advice and other help in Stradbally.
# harm reduction
Fianna Fáil tweet about HSE being on crack 'not representative of party policy'
The tweet was quickly deleted after criticism online.
'She was frantic, her boyfriend had assaulted her and was going to make her do sex work'
Tony Duffin the CEO of Ana Liffey Drug Project reflects on 25 years of helping people who use drugs.
Doctor's corner: The biggest problem with a zero tolerance approach to drug use
Alcohol is a drug. We have guidelines on its use aimed at reducing the long-term risk of health harms. So why not have guidelines for drugs?