Drug User Unions

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International People Who Use Drugs:  http://www.inpud.net/

  • Asian Network of People who Use Drugs (ANPUD) | www.anpud.org
  • Eurasian Harm Reduction Network | www.harm-reduction.org
  • Eurasian Network of People who Use Drugs (ENPUD) | www.enpud.org
  • European Network of People who Use Drugs (EuroNPUD)
  • Latin America Network of People who Use Drugs (LANPUD) | www.lanpud.blogspot.co.uk
  • Middle East and North Africa Network of People who Use Drugs (MENANPUD)

 

  • Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the national peak organisation representing the state and territory drug user organisations and issues of national significance for people who use or have used illicit drugs.www.aivl.org.au
  • L’ADDICQ (Association pour la Défense des Droits et l’Inclusion des personnes qui Consomment des drogues du Québec) www.linjecteur.ca/addicq
  • Manitoba Area Network of Drug Users (MANDU) Winnipeg, Manitoba. www.mandu.undun.org
  • Meta Dame, an organisation of current and former methadone patients and drug users, operating in Montreal, Quebec. www.metadame.org
  • Unified Network of Drug Users Nationally (UNDUN ) www.undun.org
  • Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU ) is a group of users and former users who work to improve the lives of people who use illicit drugs through user-based peer support and education. www.vandu.org

 

  • UHO Croatian Drug Users Union. Croatia’s self help drug users organisation with a website covering a wide range of drug user specific health, drug and harm reduction information. www.uho.hr
  • Danish Drug Users Union/BrugerForeningen. The Danish Drug Users Unions official website, with news, reports, harm reduction, treatment information, guest writers and bloggers, opiate museum and national drug news.www.brugerforeningen.dk
FRANCE:
  • The French Organisation for Drug Users /HIV /Auto-Support des Usagers de Drogues (ASUD). ASUD (Self-Support for Drug Users) The French organisation that works to support the reduction in risk to people who use drugs.www.asud.org
GERMANY:
  • JES (Junkies, ex-user People in Opiate Substitution Treatment) is the German Network for drug users and one of the oldest drug user networks in the world, founded 1989. www.jes-bundesverband.de
  • German Drug Users Union www.vision-ev.de
GREECE:
  • Greek Drug & Substitute Users Union, defending the rights of people who use drugs, to promote harm reduction policies and antiprohibition www.okanatherapevomenoi.blogspot.gr
HUNGARY:
INDIA:
  • Indian Drug Users’ Forum (IDUF) www.facebook.com/groups/266420433372977/
  • Inner Voice of Drug Users, Chennai City www.ivdu.blogspot.com
  • Humanitarian Organization for Progress & Empowerment (HOPE) is a community based organization of injecting drugs user in the Churachandpur, Manipur.
  • Community Network for Empowerment (CONE) Manipur, is a network of community based organisations/groups of people who use drugs in Manipur www.conemanipur.net
INDONESIA:
  • IKON Bali Drug Users Organisation www.ikonbali.org
  • PERFORMA – Central Java Network of People who Use Drugs
  • Persaudaraan Korban Napza Indonesia (PKNI) is a network of drug user organizations which was established based on the concerns of the victims of drug policy upon stigma, violence, discrimination and violations of Human Rights towards people who use drugs. www.pkni.org
  • Stigma Foundation for Drug Users Rights www.stigmafoundation.blogspot.com
KENYA:
LITHUANIA:
NEPAL:
NETHERLANDS:
  • Drug users Organisation MDHG/Belangenvereniging voor druggebruikers MDHG, Amsterdam www.mdhg.nl
  • Drug Users Union / Landelijk Steunpunt Druggebruikers (LSD) www.lsd.nl
NORWAY:
PAKISTAN:
  • Association of People Living with HIV (APLHIV) Pakistan. To Ensure that PLHIVS have equal rights and live with dignity/peace,like other members of society. www.facebook.com/APLHIV
POLAND:
  • WYZWOLENIE: Krakow Association of Substitution Patients (Also known as LIBERATION) WYZWOLENIE is run by users and people on drug treatment, who are working voluntarily to make the human rights of drug users more visible and understandable to people who use drugs, health professionals and government.www.wyzwolenie.weebly.com
PORTUGAL:
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND:
  • Union for Improved Services, Communication & Education (UISCE) drug user organisation based in Dublin, Ireland. Their main function is to articulate as best they can, the issues affecting people who use drugs towards informing and changing policy and practice. www.facebook.com/BrassMunkie
RUSSIAN FEDERATION:
  • Russian Drug User Organisation – Moscow www.drugusers.ru
  • KOLODETZ An advocacy organization with the main goal to defend rights of people affected by drug epidemic and drug policy in Russia: active and former drug users, people with HIV/AIDS, their families, and youth in general.www.drugpolicy.ru
SWEDEN:
TANZANIA:
UK:
US:

USU- Piedmont Chapter & National Site temporarily  www.ncurbansurvivorsunion.org 

Seattle Urban Survivors Union www.facebook.com/urbansurvivorsunion

San Francisco Urban Survivors Union  https://www.facebook.com/urbansurvivorsunion/

Piedmont, NC Chapter Urban Survivors Union  https://www.facebook.com/urbansurvivorsunionpiedmont/

 

Peer-Run Organizations of People Who Use Drugs

In Canada

CAPUD Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs 
AAWEAR Alberta Addicts Who Advocate and Educate Responsibly 

AQPSUD l’Association Québécoise pour la promotion de la santé des personnes utilisatrices de drogues 

BCAPOM BC Association of People on Methadone 

BCYADWS BC/Yukon Association of Drug War Survivors

DUAL Drug Users Advocacy League (Ottawa)

MANDU Manitoba Drug Users

Méta d’Âme Association of People Using Opiates in Quebec

REDUN Rural Empowered Drug Users Network (Nelson and Grand Forks, BC)

SOLID Society of Living Illicit Drug Users (Victoria, BC)

TDUU Toronto Drug Users Union

UNDUN Unified Network of Drug Users Nationally

VANDU Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users

WAHRS Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society

 

Information about and news articles:

http://druguseractivism.org/

https://blackpoppymag.wordpress.com/drug-user-unions-globally/

https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/10/12/every-25-seconds/human-toll-criminalizing-drug-use-united-states

http://articles.latimes.com/2012/mar/11/local/la-me-drug-users-union-20120312

 

http://www.alternet.org/drugs/what-if-drug-users-organized-unions

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