Rick Lines and Eliza Kurevic: New psychoactive substances in Eurasia: a qualitative study of people who use drugs and harm reduction services in six countries. 2020

This  study by HRDP Co-Director Rick Lines and Eliza Kurevic examines the use of new psychoactive substances (NPS) and the harm reduction response in six Eurasian countries: Belarus, Moldova, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Georgia. The aim is to identify current patterns of NPS use and related harms in each country through recording the perspectives and lived experience of people who use drugs and people who provide harm reduction services in order to inform the harm reduction response.

New psychoactive substances in Eurasia: a qualitative study of people who use drugs and harm reduction services in six countries by Eliza Kurevic and Rick Lines.

Eliza Kurevic is  Program Officer at Eurasian Harm Reduction Association, Vilnius

Rick Lines is Co-Director of the International Centre for Human Rights and Drug Policy and  Head of Substance Misuse and Vulnerable Populations for Public Health Wales. He joined the faculty of Swansea University in 2018 and is co-Director of the Global Drug Policy Observatory.

  Harm Reduction Journal (Nov 2020) 17:94 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-020-00448-2