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The power of connection
June 9, 2021

The power of connection

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

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End overdose. Promote health and human rights #IHRD2021
June 3, 2021

End overdose. Promote health and human rights #IHRD2021

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/

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Stigma in the media
June 3, 2021

Stigma in the media

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.

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