Support the Sex Worker Violence Prevention Video...
Hello All, North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC) videographer Hadley Gustafson has launched a Kickstarter fundraising project to continue her Sex Worker Violence Prevention Video Series: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1529235840/second-chance-sex-worker-violence-prevention-video. There’s only two days left to help her reach her very modest $400 goal. Even a $10 donation helps...
Event: Syringe Access & Law Enforcement: Building...
WHEN: June 13th, 2012 WHAT TIME IS THE EVENT: Registration starts at 8:30am, and the event begins at 9 am and will go through 4pm. WHERE: Durham, NC (Event site will be determined by the amount of people attending) WHO SHOULD ATTEND: HIV/Hepatitis Prevention Service Workers, Law Enforcement, Public Health Officials, Harm Reductionists, Law Enforcement, Drug Policy Reformers, People Who Work...
Event: Law Enforcement Safety & Drug Policy Summit
WHEN: June 12th, 2012 WHAT TIME IS THE EVENT: Registration starts at 8 am, and the event begins at 9 am and will go through Noon. A lunch will be served to registered guests after the summit. WHERE: North Carolina Legislative Auditorium, 16 Jones Street, Raleigh, NC WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Law Enforcement, Legislators, Legislative Support Staff, Public Health Officials, Lobbyists, Harm...
Penn Jillette about Obama’s hypocritical drug war... →
Right On Crime's Marc Levin discusses... →
NCHRC Encourages You to Donate to Women With A...
NCHRC Encourages You to Donate to Women With A Vision, After Their Office Is Set Fire by an Arsonist Dear NCHRC Allies, I encourage all our allies today to donate program supplies and money to Women With A Vision (WWAV), who just lost their office to arson. WWAV is one of the premier harm reduction groups in the US and this is really sad news. As shown in this...
Part 3 (of 5): Law Enforcement Needle Stick... →
N.C. Harm Reduction Coalition leader pushes for... →
sex workers feel safer when working inside... →
Should U.S. Troops Fight the War on Drugs? →
Syringe Exchanges Prove Effective →
Proud to call him Lumbee: Willie French Lowery,...
Copied and pasted from: http://www.indyweek.com/scan/archives/2012/05/07/proud-to-call-him-lumbee-willie-french-lowery-19442012 Reflections Proud to call him Lumbee: Willie French Lowery, 1944-2012 Posted by Ashley Melzer on Mon, May 7, 2012 at 2:53 PM Community man Willie French Lowery Lauded Lumbee songwriter, artist, husband and father Willie French Lowery passed away May 3 at the age of...
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Prosecutions of HIV Positive Sex Workers: Bad...
According to one study, In states where syringes are criminalized, 1 in 3 officers will experience a needle stick, putting them at risk for contracting HIV and hepatitis B and C. Join three former law enforcement members (Sam Knisley, former detective, North Carolina Special Police Unit; Jen Earls, former officer, Chicago Police; and Ron Martin, former sergeant, New York City Police) in their...
Methadone and Pregnancy, The Facts
A lot of misinformation and stigma surrounds the use of methadone as treatment for opiate addiction, but the problems are even more apparent when the patient in the treatment program is pregnant. Methadone, the most common treatment for opiate addiction in the United States, is a synthetic opioid that can ease withdrawal symptoms for dependent persons without creating a “high.” Typically, patients...