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Barriers to recovery: Stigma & discrimination
April 07, 2013 12:44 AM PDT
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Aotearoa New Zealand 2011 Drug Policy Symposium: Through the maze

Associate Professor Julian Buchanan argues that the bifurcation between legally approved drugs for pleasure and the tough enforcement against illicit drugs for pleasure produces personal, cultural and structural stigma and discrimination for illicit drug users that makes recovery from dependent use difficult and relapse more likely.

To follow the slides at the same time click here:
http://prezi.com/p3fuglzqymmg/barriers-to-recovery-stigma-discrimination/

To listen to this podcast and others from the Symposium:
http://www.drugfoundation.org.nz/through-the-maze/podcasts

To watch the video
http://sco.lt/8He1JJ

"It's not drugs that cause so much harm it's drug policy!"
July 04, 2012 05:03 PM PDT
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Public Lecture series 'Scarman Lectures' at the Department of Criminology, Leicester University on 13 June 2012 A/Professor Julian Buchanan considered 'The damage caused by drugs, or the damage caused by drug policy?'

If you want to follow the PREZI presentation while listening to the Podcast you can access it here:

http://prezi.com/xbqgndp6ylhd/is-drug-policy-more-damaging-drugs/