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Project description Intervention type Evaluation type Setting Target group Country Quality level
Title: Social Medicine Counselling Centre Ganslwirt
Summary: Social medicine counselling centre in Ganslwirt offers a low threshold service that offers a day centre, an outpatient clinic and a low threshold sleeping facility. The general objective is harm reduction concerning health and social aspects. >>
harm reduction process evaluation low threshold service adults, children/young people Austria 1
Title: Teeside Needle Exchange Scheme
Summary: Aims to provide injecting drug users with clean injecting equipment, information on safe ways of injecting, in order to minimize risk of infections. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, process evaluation needle/syringe provision adults United Kingdom 1
Title: CONTACT: Liaison Service For Hospitals
Summary: Established in Vienna in 1995, the service offers a starting point for many of the drug users in hospital due to an overdose. The service aims to stabilise and improve the health of drug addicts. >>
harm reduction process evaluation adults, children/young people Austria 1
Title: Merchant's Quay Health Promotion Unit
Summary: This service aims to provide support and promote health care to intravenous drug users by providing a low threshold service, needle exchange and general health care. Evaluation shows that the service is successful in attracting hard to reach groups such as female drug users, young drug users and new intravenous drug users. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation low threshold service, needle/syringe provision adults, children/young people Ireland 1
Title: Syringe Exchange Programme
Summary: Combines different strategies aimed at reducing personal and social risks of intravenous and/or smoked drug users, both in respect to injection habits and to safe sex. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, process evaluation needle/syringe provision adults Spain 1
Title: Waiting List Programme
Summary: A methadone maintenance programme. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation low threshold service, needle/syringe provision adults Spain 1
Title: Snow Ball. Peer Group Programme Among Drug Users
Summary: The purpose of the project is to improve the information about health and risk behaviours that reaches drug users groups by means of training a drug-using peer group. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, process evaluation adults, children/young people Spain 1
Title: Evaluation Of A User Room In The City Of Groningen
Summary: One of the objectives of this user room for drug users is to reduce public nuisance; this study evaluates the effect. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, impact evaluation low threshold service, needle/syringe provision adults Netherlands 1
Title: Low Threshold Supportive Care For Local, Treatment-avoiding And Inaccessible Polydrug Users With Problematic Crack Use
Summary: The purpose of this study was to motivate crack users to enter regular treatment in order to reduce the negative effects of crack use. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, impact evaluation, process evaluation low threshold service adults, children/young people Netherlands 3
Title: 'Drugs, risk less (DR-)'. (Update of: 'Development and distribution of harm reduction information and brochures').
Summary: This project (re-named 'Drugs, risk less/DR-') aims to sensitise drug users to the risks related to the use of psychotropic products and to inform them on the means to reduce these. It follows a logic of promotion of health, aiming to promote responsibility among the users. It concretely aims: to improve the knowledge of the users on (licit or illicit) drug consumption and how to reduce risks in case of consumption; to promote individual and social skills development among the users by offering them the opportunity to reflect on their consumption, to make choices in respect of their health and to keep control of their consumption; to improve the knowledge of the consumers on the professional relays and aid, information and screening structures, especially at a local level; to sensitise young consumers in leisure or recreational settings; and to promote participation of drug users in the project (peer-to-peer action). >>
harm reduction process evaluation children/young people Belgium 1

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