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Talking Drugs - Oct. 11, 2018

Rosalind Stone

Drugsand.me: A New Harm Reduction Guide to Safer Drug Use

"[...] Billed as “your harm-reduction guide to safer drug use,” this new resource of safety information about drugs is designed precisely for “me”, and you, and everyone else. [...]"

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Medium - Sept. 12, 2018

Hanna Head

What the hell are we supposed to tell students about drugs?

Hanna Head wrote a little something for students unions/universities who
don’t know where to get good drug resources for their students.

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UCL - April 10, 2018

Iván Ezquerra Romano

Alcohol, drugs and… how to talk to teens about them

Drugsand.me was awarded funding from University College London to develop workshops on alcohol and drugs harm reduction at schools.

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The Beckley Foundation - Dec. 13, 2017

Sasha Frost

Psychedelic Harm Reduction at Altered Conference 2017

Dancesafe does similar work within the electronic dance community, as
does Kosmicaid in the UK, while Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP)
and drugsandme make evidence-based advice accessible to the age
demographic most in need of it – the one with the highest prevalence of
drug use.

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Drugsand.me - Oct. 31, 2017

Arda Ozcubukcu & Iván Equerra-Romano

university_drug_use_survey_2017_uk-drugsandme.pdf

This report shows the results from our recent online and anonymous survey, which aimed at investigating whether drug-related services and information provided by universities in the UK reflect students’ needs.

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Breaking Convention - Sept. 15, 2017

Rosalind Stone

Don't talk to FRANK, talk to scientists: Introducing drugsand.me

Don´t talk to FRANK, talk to scientists! If you missed us at Breaking Convention last July, you can now watch Rosalind Stone's brilliant talk on Youtube. She outlines all our work so far and the results of our surveys.

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Vice - July 14, 2017

Max Daly

Why Are Universities So Scared to Talk About Drugs?

"While freshers can expect briefings about sexual abuse, personal safety and inequality, on the dangers of drugs, universities clam up."

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The Guardian - April 20, 2017

Rosalind Stone

What does an LSD-style drug-induced 'higher state of consciousness' feel like?

"My favourite trip was in Richmond Park in 2014. I took 100 micrograms of 1P-LSD, a designer LSD analogue which was legal in the UK until May 2016. The acid come-up starts in your throat: warmth spreads through you like syrup. Words will be more fun to say. Dust, sunbeams and the lint on your sleeves take on a faint, bluish fizz, or is it a whizz?"

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ICOV - March 8, 2017

David Aston

Drug testing and harm reduction, an altruistic approach to drug education

"[...] Drugs and Me, a website set up by students at University College London who saw a gap in the market for unbiased information on illicit substances that took a scientific stand on the matter, rather than a political or ideological one.[...]"

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The Guardian - June 30, 2016

Suzi Gage

Say Why To Drugs: unravelling the myster-E of MDMA

"[...] MDMA is illegal, and as such there are unknown risks from using it, as well as what we know from scientific evidence, and the risk of getting a criminal record. If you still plan to use it, the drugsand.me website provides practical advice to minimize harm.[...]"

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UCL - June 3, 2016

Melissa Bradshaw

UCL Communications and Marketing

UCL - An independent drugs harm reduction website founded by UCL students is winning support from leading drug policy experts and campaigners

"Drug use is rising across Europe, and one in four Europeans over the age of 15 have tried illegal drugs at least once, according to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)."

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Pi Media - March 23, 2016

Irene Echevarría-Altuna

Drugs and Us

Irene Echeverria-Altuna explores our lengthy relationship with drugs and speaks to the founders of drugsand.me, a website aimed at delivering better drug awareness.