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Featured Video Archives:
Apr-Jun 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.

On the way to UNGASS 2016

Featured Video: 22-Jun-2015
There are high expectations from civil society about the UN General Assembly on Drugs, a high-level meeting of governments that aims to discuss the world drug problem next year.

Dr Tatarsky: We engage in harm reduction when we drive & wear seat belts

Featured Video: 15-Jun-2015
Harm reduction is a public health approach to drug use which emerged as an alternative to an abstinence-only or zero-tolerance approach.

European Drug Report 2015 - Get the facts

Featured Video: 08-Jun-2015
Intro to the EMCDDA's yearly review "European Drug Report 2015: Trends and Developments".

Transformation: the Alchemy of Harm Reduction

Featured Video: 01-Jun-2015
Harm reduction is far more than putting a band aid on a problem, as explained in this Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center film.

Scottish Drugs Forum: Addiction Worker Training Project (AWTP)

Featured Video: 25-May-2015
Video about the Scottish Drug Forum's ground-breaking and award-winning Addiction Worker Training Project (AWTP).

UN General Assembly on Drugs (UNGASS): An Opportunity to Change the World?

Featured Video: 18-May-2015
Plenary from the 10th National Harm Reduction Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Terrell: Harm Reduction Saved My Life

Featured Video: 11-May-2015
Terrell speaks candidly on how harm reduction saved his life. "Coming to harm reduction, where the the arms were open" allowed him to "feel like a human being".

Won't drug use rise when drugs are legalised?

Featured Video: 04-May-2015
One of a series of videos from the Transform Drug Policy Foundation.

Drug Policy U-Turns in the Americas: Uruguay, Guatemala and the United States

Featured Video: 27-Apr-2015
The Vecinos Lecture Series and Drug Policy program gathers experts to explore changes ahead for drug policy in the Americas.

Small achievable goals - ChemSex tips

Featured Video: 20-Apr-2015
ChemSex harm reduction tips with David Stuart. 1 of 11 short films - see for more.

Detecting & managing hepatitis C in Primary Care (full film)

Featured Video: 13-Apr-2015
Developed in a partnership between the RCGP, HCV Action and The Hepatitis C Trust, and primarily aimed at GPs and other primary care staff.

Dr Lochan Naidoo - A frank conversation about drugs

Featured Video: 06-Apr-2015
President of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), Dr Lochan Naidoo calls his colleagues to assume a core role in drug policy.