drug deaths

Harm Reduction

The Unique Way Glasgow Takes Drugs Is Killing Its Drug Users

Drug users are dying at a horrific rate in Scotland, and it's because of the way they use those drugs.
Eve Livingston

Australia's Drug Death Rate Is Now 10 Times Higher Than Portugal's

The difference? Portugal decriminalised drugs.
Maddison Connaughton

My Brother Died of An Ecstasy Overdose But I’m Still Campaigning to Reopen Fabric

Nathalie Wainwright lost her brother after he took ecstasy in the 90s. She explains why she’s calling for drug education reform.
Nathalie Wainwright

What the 1980s Glue Sniffing Epidemic Can Teach Us About Preventing Ecstasy Deaths

If authorities want to cut the amount of drug deaths in the UK, they need to start confronting the problem instead of running away from it.
Max Daly

Drug Deaths Are at an All-Time High in Scotland

In 2015, 706 people died due to drug abuse, an increase of 15 percent on the previous year.
Yasmin Jeffery
thump news

Two People Died at Sunset Music Festival in Florida

An investigation is underway into what caused the deaths at the EDM festival in Tampa.
Anna Codrea-Rado
thumps news

Five People Die at Time Warp in Argentina

Five more are in critical condition after suspected poisoning on the first night of the festival, which has now been cancelled.
Thump Colombia

How Do We Stop Drug Deaths At Festivals?

America's drug policies have been putting ravers at risk for years. But there are signs that the way we think about drug and raves is shifting.
Anna Codrea-Rado

Meet the Doctor Who's Willing to Go to Jail Over Pill Testing

Dr Wodak faced "civil disobedience" charges in the 80s to set up Australia's first needle exchange. Now he's doing it again to stop festival deaths.
Maddison Connaughton
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Here's What Happened at Today's ​National Drug Summit

For the first time since 1987 serious drug policy reform was up for discussion at Parliament House.
Maddison Connaughton

Why Are Drug Deaths Spiking in Britain?

Last year saw the most drug-related deaths in England and Wales since rec began.
Max Daly

The Easy Way England Could Stop Its Heroin Users Dying from Overdoses

Naloxone is a miracle drug that can bring people back from the brink of an overdose. Problem is, a mixture of fear and austerity is keeping local English councils from getting their hands on the stuff.
Max Daly