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

Cocaine Deaths in the UK Keep On Rising

The government's new statistics show an increase in deaths related to cocaine, crack, fentanyl and a couple of black market drugs you might have never heard of.
Max Daly
The THUMP Harm Reduction Project

How Worried Should We Be About Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine?

Experts discuss whether the dangerous opioid is really as widespread as recent media reports claim.
Michelle Lhooq

The Hangover News

This weekend two men were caught trying to smuggle 1.2 tonnes of MDMA, the SNP backed a motion to decriminalise medicinal cannabis and more.
Zoe Denton

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
thump news

Fabric to Review Its Safety Procedures Following Two Deaths at the London Club

The venue will enlist an independent organization for the task.
Alexander Iadarola

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why So Many More People in the UK Are Dying from Ecstasy Overdoses

Fabric is temporarily shutting down after two people recently died after partying there, and these casualties are sadly nothing new.
Hannah Ewens

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

What the Recent Spike of Drug Deaths Says About Britain Today

There were more drug-related deaths in England and Wales last year than any other year since records began.
Max Daly

This Is How 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