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Substance Misuse Management Good Practice

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Featured Video Archives:
Jan-Mar 2014

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.

Ketamine Bladder

Featured Video: 31-Mar-2014
Ketamine, pain, peeing and other problems: global drugs survey talks to a consultant urologist to find out the truth behind ketamine bladder and how to reduce your risks.

High-Level Segment of the 57th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Featured Video: 24-Mar-2014
David Dadge, UNODC, on the two-day High-Level segment of the 57th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (13-14 March 2014).

Synthetic cannabis "carries 30 times more risk" than natural form

Featured Video: 17-Mar-2014
Psychiatrist Adam Winstock criticises legal high packaging for containing no information for users.

What is Addiction?

Featured Video: 10-Mar-2014
Robert West (University College London) on the definition of addiction and the EMCDDA Insights publication on "Models of addiction".

Dr Roy Robertson at the City Health Conference, Glasgow 2013

Featured Video: 03-Mar-2014
Dr Roy Robertson responds to Professor Michel Kazatchkine at City Health 2013 and describes an HIV epidemic that was reversed.

The Roots of Addiction

Featured Video: 24-Feb-2014
Dr Gabor Maté explains that although addiction is a problem it is also an attempt to solve a graver problem that is, unbearable psychic pain.

The Importance of Emotional Harm Reduction in Ourselves

Featured Video: 17-Feb-2014
Emily Winkelstein from the National Development and Research Institute talks about the lack of personal harm reduction in the drugs field.

Naloxone in the family

Featured Video: 10-Feb-2014
Greg Scott (Research Director for the Chicago Recovery Alliance) talks about the impact access to naloxone has on the family.

A place where no one dies from heroin overdoses

Featured Video: 03-Feb-2014
River Chandler talks to LEAP about a life saving, non-hysterical approach to hard drug use at Insite, a safer injection site in Vancouver.

Mephedrone Injecting: Taking Care

Featured Video: 27-Jan-2014
Danny Morris looks at problems caused by injecting mephedrone, and harm reduction measures for people who inject mephedrone.

"My cocaine addiction and how I overcame it" - Trinny Woodall

Featured Video: 20-Jan-2014
From the Spectator addiction debate, November 2013.

"You can ban drugs, but you can't ban chemistry" - Mike Power

Featured Video: 13-Jan-2014
From the Silk Road to Shanghai legal highs labs, drugs of all kinds have never been easier to get - and it's all thanks to the web.

The 2013 Steroid & Image Enhancing Drugs Survey

Featured Video: 06-Jan-2014
Josie Smith (WNEF) talks about an online survey of people who use steroids and image enhancing drugs. Sep-2013.