The European Harm Reduction Network
is pleased to announce that it was successful in it’s bid for funding through the EU Drug Prevention and Information Programme (DPIP). It will continue to work to meet it’s orginal aim of working to reduce the health and social harms related to drug use and the drug policy environment, by promoting the human rights and health of people who use drugs through collective advocacy, research and information exchange.
The network will be delivering a series of projects through the funding provided from DPIP including a focus on overdose and drug related deaths, supporting local stakeholders to share practice at a national level, developing peer-led models of video advocacy for people who use drugs and practice shariing around drug consumption rooms. More details of these projects can be found on the website and will be shared through newsletters and updates.
The secretariat of EuroHRN will continue to be based at Harm Reduction International and will act as the coordinator for the project as a whole. The Steering Group will includes the project partners and other key European stakeholders. The SG will meet on a regular basis (virtually and in person). Assisted by the secretariat, it will oversee the progress of all project activities.