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Substance Misuse Management Good Practice

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Featured Video Archives:
Jan-Mar 2015

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.

The World Should Legalise Drugs

Featured Video: 31-Mar-2015
In this first ever Intelligence Squared debate from South America, the panel and audience in Santiago, Chile, debated the motion "The World Should Legalise Drugs".

Healthy living and Hepatitis C: Info for patients and professionals

Featured Video: 23-Mar-2015
A interview for staff and people living with Hep C looking at a program for developing key skills to enhance daily life.

Legalise drugs because they're dangerous, not because they're safe

Featured Video: 16-Mar-2015
Drugs need to be regulated because they are dangerous, argues Steve Rolles, Transform Drug Policy Consortium.

Women and drug use in Europe

Featured Video: 09-Mar-2015
For most people affected by drug use problem, family members are also affected. The negative consequence can be more serious when it is a mother who is using drugs.

The Alcohol Health Alliance UK

Featured Video: 02-Mar-2015
Sir Ian Gilmore, chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance UK, explains the work of the group and its key aims.

Gabor Mate on The Human Face of Addictive Behaviour

Featured Video: 23-Feb-2015
Reading from his book "In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts", Dr Mate suggests improvements in our approach to dealing with drugs and drug addicts.

Peer Needle Exchange services ("Secondary Exchange")

Featured Video: 16-Feb-2015
Tam Miller from Coact talking about Helen Fletcher who set up Manchester Mainline in Moss Side.

Peer Needle Exchange: Knowledge Sharing

Featured Video: 09-Feb-2015
Coact in association with their partners at CHAR are putting together a technical resource on peer delivered needle exchange.

Inquiry into new psychoactive substances ("legal highs")

Featured Video: 02-Feb-2015
Update on the recent inquiry and consultation into Novel Psychoactive Substances in Wales.

Anne-Marie Cockburn Q&A

Featured Video: 26-Jan-2015
Anne-Marie Cockburn Q&A at HIT Hot Topics 2014.

Rethinking Overdose Intervention - Jamie Bridge (TEDxBedford)

Featured Video: 19-Jan-2015
Jamie explains how rethinking both product and service design have the potential to save lives in the administration of overdose medication.

Fast Forward - Sara McGrail

Featured Video: 12-Jan-2015
Sara McGrail at HIT Hot Topics 2014, eloquently talking politics, drugs and social issues ahead of next year's general election.

Pragmatics & Pleasure in Effective Harm Reduction

Featured Video: 05-Jan-2015
Dr Magdalena Harris speaking at HIT Hot Topics 2014 in Liverpool about measures to make harm reduction interventions effective.

Anyone's Child...

Featured Video: 29-Dec-2014
Anne-Marie Cockburn speaks about drug policy and the death of her 15 year-old daughter, at the HIT Hot Topics Conference 2014.