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The year fentanyl hit the street, I overdosed six times. The solution is a safer drug supply
VANCOUVER—I spent 20 years injecting heroin. During the year that fentanyl hit the streets, I overdosed six times. On each occasion, I consumed what I believed was heroin but was probably fentanyl or its analogues
Frequently asked questions (FAQ): drug overdose deaths in Europe This provides an update on drug-related deaths in Europe, presenting and analysing the latest data on and trends in drug-induced deaths in the European Union, Norway and Turkey. It draws on contributions from specialists from these countries, as well as on information provided by European countries in the annual reporting exercise to the agency.
Good practice examples of hepatitis C interventions by organisations providing harm reduction services in Europe To reach the ambitious targets to eliminate hepatitis C, community centres, harm reduction and low threshold services have a crucial role to play in linking potential patients to testing and treatment and – even more so – to TREAT patients on-the-spot.
Hepatitis C interventions by organisations providing harm reduction services in Europe – analysis and examples The following report has been prepared within the framework of the viral hepatitis-related activities developed by Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network (C-EHRN).