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In The News
Why do we lack compassion for bereaved families of those who have died from alcohol or drugs?
The bereaved families of drug or alcohol-related deaths remain a hidden and neglected group, with profound consequences for their own health and well-being.
Fifteen drug users infected with HIV
Fifteen injecting drug users in Dublin have recently been infected with HIV, with another case considered probable, the HSE has confirmed.
Drug users mailing sterile syringes to avoid stigma and discrimination, study finds
Australia's first study into the reasons why injecting drug users are sharing syringes at an unacceptably high rate has found stigma and discrimination are still major barriers to accessing clean equipment.
Publications
European Medical Journal - Hepatology This year’s second edition of European Medical Journal Hepatology, which has been devoted entirely to covering the major topics raised at the 50th anniversary of the International Liver Congress™ (ILC) organised by the European Association for the Study of the Liver, held in Vienna, Austria, in late April.
The misuse of benzodiazepines among high-risk opioid users in Europe For a number of reasons benzodiazepines are often misused by high-risk opioid users and are associated with morbidity and mortality among this group. This analysis considers the significance of this problem and its impact for the health and drug treatment of opioid users.
European Drug Report 2015 This year’s report contains a comprehensive overview of Europe’s drug problem and the measures being taken to tackle it.