Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction



Drug User Unions - Globally

Global Drug User Unions and Harm Reduction Organisations. Worldwide: An Evolving List
created Aug 2014, thanks to International Network of people who use drugs. http://inpud.net
Regional Groups and Networks:
Asian Network of People who Use Drugs (ANPUD) | www.anpud.org
Eurasian Harm Reduction Network | www.harm-reduction.org
Eurasian Network of People who Use Drugs (ENPUD) | www.enpud.org
European Network of People who Use Drugs (EuroNPUD)
Latin America Network of People who Use Drugs (LANPUD) | www.lanpud.blogspot.co.uk
Middle East and North Africa Network of People who Use Drugs (MENANPUD)
Country Networks:
Afghanistan drug user group (ADUG), Kabul
Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the national peak organisation representing the state and territory drug user organisations and issues of national significance for people who use or have used illicit drugs.www.aivl.org.au

L’ADDICQ (Association pour la Défense des Droits et l’Inclusion des personnes qui Consomment des drogues du Québec) www.linjecteur.ca/addicq

Manitoba Area Network of Drug Users (MANDU) Winnipeg, Manitoba. www.mandu.undun.org

Meta Dame, an organisation of current and former methadone patients and drug users, operating in Montreal, Quebec. www.metadame.org

Unified Network of Drug Users Nationally (UNDUN ) www.undun.org

Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU ) is a group of users and former users who work to improve the lives of people who use illicit drugs through user-based peer support and education. www.vandu.org

          Peer-Run Organizations of People Who Use Drugs
    CAPUD Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs
AAWEAR Alberta Addicts Who Advocate and Educate Responsibly

UHO Croatian Drug Users Union. Croatia’s self help drug users organisation with a website covering a wide range of drug user specific health, drug and harm reduction information. www.uho.hr
Danish Drug Users Union/BrugerForeningen. The Danish Drug Users Unions official website, with news, reports, harm reduction, treatment information, guest writers and bloggers, opiate museum and national drug news.www.brugerforeningen.dk
The French Organisation for Drug Users /HIV /Auto-Support des Usagers de Drogues (ASUD). ASUD (Self-Support for Drug Users) The French organisation that works to support the reduction in risk to people who use drugs.www.asud.org
JES (Junkies, ex-user People in Opiate Substitution Treatment) is the German Network for drug users and one of the oldest drug user networks in the world, founded 1989. www.jes-bundesverband.de

German Drug Users Union www.vision-ev.de
Greek Drug & Substitute Users Union, defending the rights of people who use drugs, to promote harm reduction policies and antiprohibition www.okanatherapevomenoi.blogspot.gr
Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) www.drogriporter.hu/en
Indian Drug Users’ Forum (IDUF) www.facebook.com/groups/266420433372977/

Inner Voice of Drug Users, Chennai City www.ivdusers.blogspot.in

Humanitarian Organization for Progress & Empowerment (HOPE) is a community based organization of injecting drugs user in the Churachandpur, Manipur.

Community Network for Empowerment (CONE) Manipur, is a network of community based organisations/groups of people who use drugs in Manipur www.conemanipur.net
IKON Bali Drug Users Organisation www.ikonbali.org

PERFORMA – Central Java Network of People who Use Drugs

Persaudaraan Korban Napza Indonesia (PKNI) is a network of drug user organizations which was established based on the concerns of the victims of drug policy upon stigma, violence, discrimination and violations of Human Rights towards people who use drugs. www.pkni.org
Stigma Foundation for Drug Users Rights www.stigmafoundation.blogspot.com
Kenyan Network of People who Use Drugs (KeNPUD) peer led drug user network www.facebook.com/kenpud.kenya
Tavo Drugys www.drugys.lt
Dristi Nepal Female Drug Users Group – Nepal www.dristinepal.org

Nepal Harm Reduction Association (NHRA)

Recovering Nepal, is a National Network of People Who Use Drugs- PWUD and Drug Service Organizations in Nepal. www.recoveringnepal.org.np

Drug users Organisation MDHG/Belangenvereniging voor druggebruikers MDHG, Amsterdam www.mdhg.nl

Drug Users Union / Landelijk Steunpunt Druggebruikers (LSD) www.lsd.nl

Oslo Drug Users Union/ Oslo Brukerforeningen www.oslobrukerforening.velferdsalliansen.no

Drug User and Parents/relatives Union/ Foreningen Human Narkobehandling www.fhn.no
Association of People Living with HIV (APLHIV) Pakistan. To Ensure that PLHIVS have equal rights and live with dignity/peace,like other members of society. www.facebook.com/APLHIV
WYZWOLENIE: Krakow Association of Substitution Patients (Also known as LIBERATION) WYZWOLENIE is run by users and people on drug treatment, who are working voluntarily to make the human rights of drug users more visible and understandable to people who use drugs, health professionals and government. www.wyzwolenie.weebly.com
CASO Portugal www.facebook.com/casop
Union for Improved Services, Communication & Education (UISCE) drug user organisation based in Dublin, Ireland. Their main function is to articulate as best they can, the issues affecting people who use drugs towards informing and changing policy and practice. www.facebook.com/BrassMunkie
Russian Drug User Organisation – Moscow www.drugusers.ru

KOLODETZ An advocacy organization with the main goal to defend rights of people affected by drug epidemic and drug policy in Russia: active and former drug users, people with HIV/AIDS, their families, and youth in general. www.drugpolicy.ru
The Swedish Drug Users Union/Svenska Brukarföreningen (SDUU) The National Union for Swedish drug users. www.svenskabrukarforeningen.se
ReACT (Real Activist Community Tanzania) new independent peer led drug user network www.facebook.com/pages/Real-Activist-Community-Tanzania-REACT

Tanzanian Network of People who Use Drugs (TaNPUD) www.facebook.com/tanpud.tanzania
The National Users’ Network exists to advocate for the rights and voices of people who use drugs and drugs services. www.facebook.com/Nationalusersnetwork

Respect Drug User Rights (Respect) is an organisation promoting health & defending the human rights of people who use drugs in the UK www.facebook.com/RespectDrugs

London Drug User Organisation www.m-alliance.org.uk

Southampton Drug Users Organisation www.morph-uk.org

Ireland: UISCE is The Union for Improved Services, Communication and Education for people who use drugs.    https://www.facebook.com/myuisce/ 

New England Users’ Union, Solidarity and social justice for drug users; both current and former. www.facebook.com/NewEnglandUsersUnion

Oakland Drug Users Union is an organization of current and former drug users & allies. www.facebook.com/groups/DrugUsersUnion

Philadelphia Drug Users Union www.facebook.com/groups/phillydrugusersunion

San Francisco Drugs Users Union . To make San Francisco a safer, happier, and healthier place for drug users through community organizing and direct action. www.sfdrugusersunion.com

Seattle Urban Survivors Union www.facebook.com/urbansurvivorsunion

Seattle People’s Harm Reduction Alliance – a user run exchange in Seattle. www.peoplesharmreductionalliance.org

Seattle Drug Users Union VOCAL-NY builds power among people affected by HIV/AIDS, drug use and mass incarceration to create healthy and just communities. www.vocal-ny.org