“I don’t want a woman who takes drugs.” Over the past 10 years of being a drug user, I have come to anticipate and expect this statement. Either from a man I’m dating, or from one who feels the need to tell me anyway. What’s… Read More »Owning My Pleasure – Jessica Spratt
My name is Charne Roberts , I’m so happy to be alive today, and so blessed to have three beautiful sons. But let me tell you how I nearly seized to exist. You know we live in a world where society has all these negative… Read More »THE GREAT ESCAPE: How Crystal meth saved my life
I am a drug user. An illicit drug user. Admitting it takes courage, even to myself. You see, I live in a predominantly Catholic country, a very conservative one at that. To openly talk about my drug use is an act of great personal bravery.… Read More »Don’t Panic! We’re All Just Looking for Something to Fill the Void.
Being a woman who uses drugs is tough, it does not matter which country you come from or the colour of your skin or even how well spoken you may be society has made us out to be an evil bunch that does not deserve… Read More »STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION HAVE NO PLACE IN MY LIFE
At the Lisbon Addiction Conference, Judy Chang was part of the Hepatitis C prevention and treatment among people who inject drugs: Global progress and future requirements discussion. She focused on Community perspective on access to harm reduction. A comprehensive design of harm reduction services… Read More »Community perspective on access to harm reduction
21 September 2020 From July through September 2020, as part of HIV2020 Online, INPUD and Rights Reporter Foundation released an original ten-part film series – Taking Back What’s Ours! An oral history of the movement of people who use drugs – featuring the stories, histories and reflections of drug user advocates around… Read More »Taking Back What’s Ours! A documented history of the movement of people who use drugs