EU Drug Markets Report 2019
The EU Drug Markets Report 2019 is the third comprehensive overview of illicit drug markets in the European Union by the EMCDDA and Europol. The analysis presented in this report spans numerous topics such as the links between drugs and other crimes, the licit economy and society more generally as...
Evidence database of the Best practice portal
This database presents the latest evidence on drug-related interventions. The information is based on systematic searches is updated twice a year. Topics covered include harm reduction, social reintegration, treatment, prevention as well as emerging topics.
Take-home naloxone (topic overview)
Drug overdose continues to be the main cause of death among problem drug users. Heroin or other opioids — often consumed alongside other central nervous system depressants such as benzodiazepines and alcohol — are present in the majority of reported fatal overdoses. Overdose is common among opioid...
Frequently asked questions (FAQ): drug overdose deaths in Europe (topic overview)
These pages provide an update on drug-related deaths in Europe, presenting and analysing the latest data on and trends in drug-induced deaths in the European Union, Norway and Turkey. They draw on contributions from specialists from these countries, as well as on information provided by European...
Drug-related deaths and mortality in Europe: update from the EMCDDA expert network
This publication provides an update on drug-related deaths in Europe, presenting and analysing the latest data and trends in drug-induced deaths and overall mortality among high-risk drug users in the European Union and beyond. It draws on contributions from specialists representing more than 40...
Drugs in syringes from six European cities: results from the ESCAPE project 2017
This report presents the results of an innovative method for gathering information on the substances used by people who inject drugs. In this pilot study, chemical analysis of the contents of used syringes collected from exchange sites reveals the drugs and drug combinations injected in the six...