Why We Must Decriminalise People Who Use Drugs

Possession of drugs for personal use has been a crime in Ireland for over forty years, but over that period the number of people using drugs has increased dramatically, as has the harm caused by drugs. Criminalising people causes significant harm. Rather than providing services and interventions, people are labeled criminals, adding to the stigma and shame.

Watch our first #SaferFromHarm campaign video to learn more about why we must decriminalise people who use drugs.

Ana Liffey