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Title: Youth R.I.S.E: Resources. Information. Support. Education for Reducing Drug-Related Harm
Location: Global
Status: In Progress
Timeline: Ongoing
Categories: Education, Human Rights, Health, Substance Abuse

Tags: youth, drugs, sex, incarceration, prison, hiv, aids, druguse, substanceabuse, harmreduction, childrights

Many young people use drugs at some point in their lives; the majority do so with little or no resultant harm. But many youth, lacking information, support, and resources, are at risk of drug-related harms such as overdose, HIV or hepatitis infection or arrest. The majority of these risks & harms can be reduced through honest education, provision of safer means of using drugs & implementation of humane drug laws: this is harm reduction....

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Jan 8th, 2008 - 19:23:10 | Caitlin
Hi everyone, Now that we have received funding, we are able to develop the network in ways that we couldn't before. We now have 2 coordinators, myself and Kyla Zanardi, working full-time and... (read more)

Jul 7th, 2007 - 10:00:19 | Caitlin
Reflections on Youth Participation at the 18th IHRA Conference, Warsaw Poland: We announced the formation of an international harm reduction network for youth at the Vancouver 2006 IHRA... (read more)

Jun 3rd, 2007 - 02:03:25 | Caitlin
Hello everyone! For those of you who travelled to the 18th International Conference on Drug Related Harm... I hope you had safe travels home! We will be posting the notes from the satellite... (read more)

Apr 25th, 2007 - 15:20:25 | Joya Banerjee
Dear Friends, If you are attending the upcoming 18th International Conference on Drug-Related Harm in Warsaw,... (read more)

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Discussions  Discussions
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Who Is Involved?  Who Is Involved?
Administrator Caitlin Padgett (Canada)
Leader Allen Frimpong (United States)
Leader Joya Banerjee (United States)
Leader Sue Currie (United States)
- frebakus (Ghana)
- Sunday Adeolu (Nigeria)
- Spencer VanLeeuwen (United States)
- chilobwa Kangwa Stephen (Zambia)
- Jeremiah Fluke (United States)
- Adebowale Olusa (Nigeria)
- Angel (Nigeria)
- Adeoluwole (Nigeria)
- Ibrahim Ceesay (Gambia)
- Gael SORO (Turkey)

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Documents  Documents
Document Basics Network - Peer projects and Party drugs

Document The International Nursing Harm Reduction Network

Document INPUD – The International Network of People who Use Drugs

Document Reduc - Brazilian Harm Reduction and Human Rights Network

Document Correlation – European Network for Social Inclusion and Health

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