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Civil Society Response

Civil society organisations play a vital role in harm reduction implementation and advocacy, at international, regional and local levels.

There are numerous civil society organisations providing services, promoting and advocating for harm reduction at the global, regional and national level. These include international and national non-governmental organisations, harm reduction networks and drug user organisations.

The following lists are not exhaustive, but they provide some idea of who is carrying out this work and where. If you would like your organisations details to be added (or removed) from this list, please write to globalstate@ihra.net

International Organisations

Harm Reduction International

International Harm Reduction Development Programme

CARE International

International Network of People who Use Drugs

YouthRISE

International Nursing Harm Reduction Network

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

International HIV/AID Alliance

Medicins du monde

Family Health International (FHI)

Asia

Regional level:

Asian Harm Reduction Network (AHRN)

HIV/AIDS Asia Regional Program

Asian Network of People who Use Drugs

Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW)

Afghanistan:

Medicins du Monde – Afghan branch

Bangladesh:

Padakhep Manabik Unnayan Kendra

Centre for Health and Population Research (ICDDRB)

Cambodia:

Khmer HIV/AIDS NGO Alliance (KHANA)

Mith Samlanh

Korsang

China:

Yunnan Daytop Center for Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation 

Yunnan Institute for Drug Abuse

Hong Kong:

Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases

Hong Kong AIDS Foundation

Red Ribbon Centre

India:

Indian Harm Reduction Network

Sharan – Society for Service to Urban Poverty

Social Awareness & Service Organization (SASO)

Manipur Intravenous League

Indian Network for People living with HIV (INP+)

Indonesia:

Indonesian Harm Reduction Network (JANGKAR)

PERFORMA

Rumah Cemara

PANZABA (Bandung Drug User Community)

Japan:

Kyoto Drug Addiction Rehabilitation Centre (DARC)

Japan HIV Center

Malaysia:

PT Foundation (especially the IKHLAS Drop-in Centre)

Malaysian AIDS Council

Mongolia:

Myanmar:

Black Sheep Self Help Group of Drug Users

AHRN Myanmar

Nepal:

Richmond Fellowship

Dristi Nepal women for recovery

Recovering Nepal

Bahaman

Pakistan:

Nai Zindagi

PakistaN AIDS Control Federation (PNAC) 

Philippines:

Remedios AIDS Foundation Inc. 

PATH

AIDS Society of the Philippines

Sri Lanka:

Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC)

Taiwan:

Centers for Disease Control R.O.C

Thailand:

Thai Harm Reduction Network (THRN)

Thai Drug Users Network

Thai AIDS Treatment Action Group (TTAG)

Vietnam:

Institute for Social Development Studies

Caribbean

Regional level:

Caribbean Harm Reduction Coalition

Caribbean Drug Abuse Research Institute

Eurasia

Regional level:

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN)

AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW)

Correlation Network

Hungary:

Hungarian Association of Organizations for Drug Prevention and Harm Reduction (MADASZSZ)

Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU)

Kazakhstan:

NGO Credo

Kyrgyzstan:

Association of Harm Reduction Programs of Kyrgyz Republic

Lithuania:

Vilnius Centre for Addictive Disorders

Association TAVO DRUGYS

Macedonia:

Macedonian Harm Reduction Network

Healthy Options Project Skopje (HOPS)

Passage: The Association for the Protection of Drug Users Rights 

Montenegro:

Cazas

Moldova, Republic of:

Innovative Projects in the Prisons

Poland:

CTN Monar

Krakow Association for Drug Users Support

Polish Methadone Patient Group (NAMA affiliate)

Romania:

Romanian Harm Reduction Network

Adolescent Association

INTEGRATION Romanian Users Union

Russian Federation:

Russian Harm Reduction Network

Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice

Open Health Institute

Drug Users RU

Drugscene Russia

Serbia:

NGO Veza

Slovakia:

Odyseus

Centre for Treatment of Drug Dependencies - Institute for Drug Dependencies

Projektu Sociálna Asistencia

Slovenia:

Sound of Reflection Foundation

Tajikistan:

Tajik National Harm Reduction Association 

Ukraine:

Alliance Ukraine 

Ukrainian Harm Reduction Association (UHRA)

SALUS Charitable Foundation

All Ukrainian Network of people living with HIV

Latin America

Regional level:

Intercambios Civil Association

RELARD - Latin American Harm Reduction Network

REFORMA - Latin American Drug Policy Reform Network

Argentina:

Argentinean Harm Reduction Association (ARDA)

ACCRAD (Asociacion Civil Cristiana de red de la atencion y desarrollo)

Intercambios Civil Association

Brazil:

El Retoño

REDUC - Brazilian Harm Reduction Network

Dinamo

Psicotropicus

Aborda Associação Brasileira de Redutores de Danos

Chile:

Chilean Harm Reduction Network

Caleta Sur

Colombia:

Fundación Procrear

Mexico:

Programa Compañeros A.C.

Paraguay:

PREVER  Promoción de la Salud

Uruguay:

El Abrojo

Instituto de Investigación y Desarrollo Social (IDES)

Middle East and North Africa

Regional level:

MENAHRA

Iran:

Persepolis

Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies (INCAS)

Lebanon:

SIDC Association (Soins Infirmiers et. Développement Communautaire)

Skoun

North America

Canada:

Canadian Harm Reduction Network

Insite: Vancouver's Supervised Injection Site

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

All Nations Hope AIDS Network

Méta d'âme 

UNDUN : Unified Networkers of Drug Users Nationally

United States of America:

Harm Reduction Coalition (HRC)

North American Syringe Exchange Network

American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD)

DanceSafe

National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery) 

Oceania

Regional level:

Centre for Harm Reduction at the Burnet Institute (CHR)

Pacific Drug and Alcohol Research Network (PDARN)

Australia:

ANEX: The Australian Needle Exchange Network

Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)

Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre

Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL)

New Zealand:

New Zealand Drug Foundation

Needle Exchange New Zealand

Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional level:

Sub-Saharan Africa Harm Reduction Network

Liberia:

Student Aid Liberia Inc

Restore Hope International Inc

Inter-Dicipleship Council Of Liberia

Mauritius:

Prévention Information et Lutte contre le Sida (PILS)

Nigeria:

Nigerian Friends for Harm Reduction (NFHR)

Giliead Care Resources

South Africa:

South African Alliance for the Prevention of Substance Abuse (SAAPSA)

South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU)

Rave Safe

Western Europe

Regional level:

European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD)

CONNECTIONS: Integrated Responses to Drugs and Related Infections Across the

European Alliance of Acceptance Oriented Families of Drug Users (EFDU)

European Harm Reduction Network

Austria:

Verein Wiener Sozialprojekte

Belgium:

Straathoekwerk

Modus Vivendi (French)

Free Clinic Belgium (Flemish)           

Cyprus:

Trekt Uw Plant vzw

Denmark:

BrugerForeningen: Danish Drug Users Union

Gadjuristen – Danish Street Lawyers

Finland:

Humaania Päihdepolitiikkaa Ry

A-Clinic Foundation (Tampere)

Suomen Lumme

France:

Association Française Pour La Réduction Des Risques Liés à L'usage De Drogues (AFR)

AIDeS

Auto Support des Usages de Drogues (ASUD) 

Techno+

ASUD

Germany:

Akzept eV

Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Suchtmedizin (DGS)

Fixpunkt eV

JES Bielefeld eV

Junkie Bund eV Cologne

Greece:

OKANA

National Network of the Greek Reitox Focal Point

KETHEA

Ireland:

Ana Liffey Drug Project

Irish Penal Reform Trust

Merchants Quay Ireland

Union for Improved Services Communication and Education (UISCE)

Irish Needle Exchange Forum

Italy:

Gruppo SIMS

Italian Leage for Fight Against AIDS (LILA)

ITACA

Netherlands:

Rainbow Foundation

Stichting De Regenboog AMOC

Stichting Mainline (Mainline Foundation)

Belangenvereniging Druggebruikers (MDHG)

Landelijk Steunpunt Druggebruikers 

Norway:

BrukerForeningen (OBF)

24SJU (Oslo City Church Mission)

Oslo City Agency for Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Diakonhjemmet Høgskole

Portugal:

Agência Piaget para o Desenvolvimento (APDES)

Associação Abraço

Spain:

Unión de Asociaciones y Entidades de Atención al Drogodependiente (UNAD)

Médicos del Mundo

FAUDAS

APDO

ABD

Sweden:

RFHL (Riksförbundet för hjälp åt narkotika- och läkemedelsberoende)

Svenska BrukarFöreningen

Switzerland:

Association for Risk Reduction in Use of Drugs (ARUD)

Eve & Rave

Infodrog

United Kingdom:

UK Harm Reduction Alliance (UKHRA)

DrugScope

National Needle Exchange Forum

Methadone Alliance (The Alliance)

National Users Network (NUN)