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# harm-reduction - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds
# Addiction
# Addiction

Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds

Jul 1st 2020, 9:36 AM 21,347 Views 8 Comments

Sixty-three homeless people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and there was one death, a fraction of what had been predicted.

# harm-reduction - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Lynn Ruane: Harm reduction should always come first with criminal drug policy
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# Column

Lynn Ruane: Harm reduction should always come first with criminal drug policy

Nov 9th 2019, 7:30 PM 14,392 Views 39 Comments

We should decriminalise possession of drugs for personal use, writes independent senator Lynn Ruane.

# harm-reduction - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Drug-testing at Irish festivals: Government criticised for delays forming 'working group'
# Drugs
# Drugs

Drug-testing at Irish festivals: Government criticised for delays forming 'working group'

Aug 8th 2019, 6:00 AM 10,140 Views 30 Comments

The working group was first floated in 2017 and was originally expected to be up and running earlier this year.

# harm-reduction - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Drug outreach services to be provided at Electric Picnic campsites
# Harm Reduction
# Harm Reduction

Drug outreach services to be provided at Electric Picnic campsites

Aug 22nd 2018, 6:01 AM 10,430 Views 11 Comments

Medical professionals and other volunteers will be providing advice and other help in Stradbally.

# harm-reduction - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Fianna Fáil tweet about HSE being on crack 'not representative of party policy'
# Harm Reduction
# Harm Reduction

Fianna Fáil tweet about HSE being on crack 'not representative of party policy'

Aug 9th 2018, 12:42 PM 15,775 Views 23 Comments

The tweet was quickly deleted after criticism online.

# harm-reduction - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'She was frantic, her boyfriend had assaulted her and was going to make her do sex work'
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# Column

'She was frantic, her boyfriend had assaulted her and was going to make her do sex work'

Apr 29th 2018, 8:45 AM 62,358 Views 19 Comments

Tony Duffin the CEO of Ana Liffey Drug Project reflects on 25 years of helping people who use drugs.

# harm-reduction - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Doctor's corner: The biggest problem with a zero tolerance approach to drug use
# Harm Reduction
# Harm Reduction

Doctor's corner: The biggest problem with a zero tolerance approach to drug use

Nov 19th 2014, 5:00 PM 999 Views 25 Comments

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?