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Can drug partnership gurus admit they have a problem?

Source : http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/health/can-drug-partnership-gurus-admit-they-have-a-problem.23479703 A year after it was elected, the first SNP administration put « recovery » at the heart of the nation’s drugs policy. An entire parliamentary term later and many practitioners are still wondering what, exactly, the word means. Is « recovery » getting off drugs, abstinence? Or does it signify something vaguer, ...

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The Adventures of Dr Crackhead, trailer

Filmmaker Jennifer Di Cresce joins controversial author and research scientist Dr. Peter Ferentzy on a cross-country lecture tour advocating for greater compassion toward drug  addicts.   At first, the highly educated and populist Dr. Ferentzy seems ideally suited to bridge the gap between Canadian treatment facilities and it’s insular addict population. ...

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Des lacunes dans les traitements de toxicomanie et de santé mentale en Alberta

Source : http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/alberta/2014/02/16/003-sante-mentale-toxicomanie-rapport-alberta.shtml Des chercheurs de l’Université de l’Alberta ont publié un rapport sur la santé mentale et les problèmes de dépendance qui relève d’importantes lacunes dans les services de santé provinciaux. Tout d’abord, les auteurs notent que près de la moitié des 6000 personnes interrogées ont affirmé ne pas avoir bénéficié de ...

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Heroin Overdose Killer Naxolone Rolled out in Norway to Cut Drug Deaths

Source : http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/heroin-overdose-killer-naxolone-rolled-out-norway-cut-drug-deaths-1436797 A nasal spray which can stop a drug user from overdosing on heroin is being trialled in Norway in a bid to cut deaths. Naloxone – which is taken via an inhaler like an asthma pump – shall be given to at-risk drug users in the cities of Oslo ...

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Norway to trial nasal spray antidote to heroin overdose

Source : http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/16/norway-trial-nasal-spray-antidote-heroin-overdose Country with western Europe’s worst heroin overdose rate to trial Naloxone spray in Oslo and Bergen, its two most populous cities. Norway is poised to start trials of a nasal spray that reverses the effect of a heroin overdose, in a move that could encourage other countries to follow ...

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Canada opposes harm reduction policies for drug users

Source : http://www.cmaj.ca/site/earlyreleases/29jan14_Canada-opposes-harm-reduction-policies-for-drug-users.xhtml Four drug policy groups monitoring international negotiations underway on reforms to United Nations drug control policies say Canada has joined ranks with China, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan and Russia in aggressively opposing European endorsements of health policies aimed at reducing harms, such as HIV transmission, among drug users. Canada ...

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