People who use drugs

People who use drugs

People who use drugs often face severe stigma and discrimination and lack access to much-needed health services. Even when these services are available, many drug users are afraid to make use of them because of fear for imprisonment and human rights abuses. As a result, sharing/using unsterile injecting equipment is the primary route of HIV transmission in many regions in the world. Rather than framing people who use drugs as the problem, Bridging the Gaps considers them as part of the solution in addressing problems associated with drugs and drug policies around the world.

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