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Featured Video Archives:
Jul-Sep 2012

The following videos have been previously featured on the SMMGP Home Page, and are relevant to those working in the area of substance misuse in the UK. They are presented below in the order they were featured, with the newest at the top.

More recent videos are still available on the main Featured Videos page.

Please note that the older the video the more likely it is that its content is no longer relevant, and that in some cases the video itself may no longer be available.

4th UK Recovery Walk Brighton & Hove 29-Sep-2012

Featured Video: 24-Sep-2012
A short film depicting the launch of the 4th UK Recovery Walk, an annual event which this year takes place on Saturday 29th September in Brighton.

Peer Education Project Fife

Featured Video: 17-Sep-2012
Members of the Peer Education Project in Fife talking about the impact it has had on their life and dealing with Hepatitis C. The project is run by the Hepatitis C Resource Centre.

Drug Treatment, HIV - Russia and UK (Part 1)

Featured Video: 10-Sep-2012
Scott Craig interviews Alex Fleming, Brendan Hanlon and Darya Khalturina about drug treatment programmes in Russia and the UK and the prevalence of HIV in both countries linked to drug use.

World's Youth About Drug Policy

Featured Video: 03-Sep-2012
Students for Sensible Drug Policy asked young people around the world how the current drug policy affects them.

Two Futures of British Drug Policy - Professor Alex Stevens

Featured Video: 13-Aug-2012
Filmed at the Liverpool Addictions conference on 22nd March 2012. This lecture was entitled "Two Futures of British Drug Policy" and presented by Professor Alex Stevens from the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent.

The Staying Safe Project

Featured Video: 06-Aug-2012
Keeping available veins healthy and functional is a major concern for people who inject drugs. This is often a much more immediate and practical concern than worries about hepatitis C transmission. Magdalena Harris, PhD from the Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour/London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, talks about one aspect of the Staying Safe Project, research conducted with injectors in London. She suggests that much more attention needs to be paid to notions of utility and pleasure when looking at interventions to prevent hepatitis C transmission among people who inject drugs.

Doctors Against the War on Drugs

Featured Video: 30-Jul-2012
Dr Chris Ford, head of the International Doctors for Healthy Drug Policy (IDHDP) speaks about the need to end the war on drugs at AIDS 2012.

A Balancing Act - Policymaking on Illicit Drugs in the Czech Republic

Featured Video: 23-Jul-2012
This video briefly describes drug policy developments in the Czech Republic and calls attention to the new publication by the Open Society Foundation, in it's "Lessons for Drug Policy Series".

New Trends in Steroids and Image Enhancing Drugs

Featured Video: 16-Jul-2012
In a presentations at the National Drug Conference held in Cardiff, Wales in April 2012, William Llewellyn looks at the changing demographics of people using steroids and image enhancing drugs.

Dr Gill Jenkins - Commissioning Show 2012

Featured Video: 09-Jul-2012
Speaking at Commissioning Show 2012 in London, watch the video to find out why she is both cynical yet enthusiastic about commissioning. She also explains how she would like grass roots GPs to help pitch in to make a difference.

Hepatitis C: Lynn's story

Featured Video: 02-Jul-2012
Lynn, 53, had hepatitis C for 25 years. She describes how she got it, how it affected her body and mind, and the treatment.