HIT hosted this Liverpool harm reduction cafe at Leaf on Bold street. Although at first there was an issue with not having the upstairs area that we'd been told we would have, we adapted and had a great event.
Harm Reduction Cafe Reports
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This was the latest in a series of small cafe events in Bedford, focused on local efforts to promote take-home naloxone. Attended by a core group of local advocates - we discussed the progress that has been made, the remaining steps that we need to take, and agreed a set of actions for the coming weeks.
The evening prior to the National Drug-Related Death Conference in Dundee, Scotland, the National Naloxone team at Scottish Drugs Forum hosted a naloxone cafe event as part of their activities to mark International Overdose Awareness Day.
SMMGP's first Harm Reduction Cafe was a great success. 25 people attended.
Dr Judith Yates led the discussion by highlighting *four* harm reduction priorities:
Another great meeting with a core group of supporters from Bedford. We were able to catch-up with what each-other has been doing with regards to the promotion of take-home naloxone in the town, to discuss some of the resistance and concerns that have been encountered, and to plan for various follow-up actions over the coming weeks.