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A Tale Of Two Cities : Heroin Addiction In Modern Ireland.

Dublin city on a bitterly cold December Monday.  In a lonely doorway on Molesworth street Jonathan Corries lies dead.  His body waiting to be discovered by anyone who would care enough to stop and acknowledge the existence of this unfortunate soul.  879 more words

Molesworth Street

A 1980's Flashback

Brownish-purple bumps covered the face and torso of the patient lying in the hospital bed, and I watched as tears puddled just above a particularly prominent nodule. 822 more words

Doctors Behaving Badly

The new Fidesz target: László Székely, Hungary's ombudsman

In May I wrote a post about László Székely, the ombudsman newly appointed by the Orbán administration. In it I suggested that Székely’s appointment might have been a mistake on the part of Viktor Orbán. 1,026 more words

Hungarian Politics

Harm reduction in opioid users with take home naloxone

While we don’t condone drug use in any form- and it’s a controversial solution, we wonder if the success of the take home Naloxone movement might prove that harm reduction practices save lives. 47 more words

Mental Health And Substance Abuse

Ask a Junky - Needle Exchanges

Question:  “Do you know where I can get any syringes? I can get them through my dealer, but he charges too much for them.”

Answer: 878 more words

Heroin

Streetworks Needle Exchange

Streetworks Needle Exchange

Alternate names: (Previous names: Streetworks Free Needle Exchange)

Streetworks is a free needle exchange service for people who inject drugs. There are five sites and a mobile van. 132 more words