Release is the UK centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law - providing free and confidential specialist advice to the public and professionals. Release also campaigns for changes to UK drug policy to bring about a fairer and more compassionate legal framework to manage drug use in our society.
Support. Don't Punish campaign
SUPPORT DON'T PUNISH is a global advocacy campaign to raise awareness of the harms that are being caused globally by the criminalisation of people who use drugs. The HIV epidemic is fuelled by the war on drugs, so governments urgently need to reform drug laws and policies that impose harsh penalties on people who use drugs.
Talking Drugs
TalkingDrugs is an online space reflecting the global challenge posed by illicit drugs. It provides an opportunity to share stories and insights that will help us find better ways to control illicit drugs and prevent them causing excessive harm.
Washington Office on Latin America
The aim WOLA is to promote human rights, democracy and social justice by working with partners in Latin America and the Caribbean to shape policies in the United States and abroad.
SMMGP is a UK registered charity that aims to promote best practice in primary care treatment for people who use drugs and/or alcohol problematically; to support the health, wellbeing and recovery of people in treatment for problematic drug and/or alcohol use in primary care.
National Advocates for Pregnant Women (USA)
National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW) works to secure the human and civil rights, health and welfare of all women, focusing particularly on pregnant and parenting women, and those who are most vulnerable to state control and punishment - low income women, women of color, and drug-using women.
The Pain Project
The Pain Project is an ongoing investigation into the lack of access to morphine, the gold standard for treating pain. A team of students and faculty from the International Reporting Program at the University of British Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism traveled to India, Ukraine and Uganda to investigate how, faced with this lack of access, such countries manage the pain of patients suffering from cancer and other terminal diseases.
Harm Reduction Australia
Harm Reduction Australia (HRA) is a national organisation for individuals across Australia to join together in their commitment to reducing the health, social and economic harms potentially associated with drug use. Making your voice heard is crucial if we are to achieve more humane, effective and balanced drug policies in Australia and beyond.
World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA)
Anaesthesiology is the practice of medicine dedicated to the total care of the patient before, during and after surgery. Anaesthesiologists are also experts in resuscitation, pain management and intensive care. With a network of hundreds of thousands of anaesthesiologists in over 140 countries WFSA facilitates learning and promotes the highest standards of patient care around the world.
Supporting Healthcare Professionals Who Care For People With Pain
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