https://youtu.be/C_gyPm5jvuE An excerpt from our November 2019 forum, back when in-person events were still possible and Covid-19 hadn't yet appeared on the radar. Kim Sykes is the former CEO of Bendigo Community Health and reflects on the mental and physical health benefits of connection
https://youtu.be/ZfraAAfzV8w The 7th of May is International Harm Reduction Day, where we promote evidence based public health policy, practices and human rights to end overdose and signficantly reduce drug harm. Mick Clear spoke at our International Overdose Awareness Day event last year about his daughter Leah. https://ydhf.org.au/eventbrite-event/international-overdose-awareness-day-2020/
https://youtu.be/-aqBLBuADcc Professor Paul Dietze An excerpt from our December 2020 end of year forum. https://ydhf.org.au/events/december-2020-meeting-impacts-and-opportunities-of-covid-19/ Professor Paul Dietze is one of Australia’s leading alcohol and other drug epidemiologists and speaks here about recent research into changing drug use patterns during COVID-19 lockdowns.
https://youtu.be/K4GvFwf49Ac Dr. Liam Engel An excerpt from our April 2021 forum 'Drugs, Stigma and the Media' https://ydhf.org.au/events/drugs-stigma-and-the-media/ Dr. Liam Engel is an adjunct research fellow at Edith Cowan University and talks about the role of stigma in perpetuating and fostering further harm among people who use drugs.