Mainline is a platform dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of drug users.

For 25 years, Mainline has been providing health education, offering training and a lifestyle magazine, and working with partner organizations abroad. All of our activities are dedicated to the principle of harm reduction.

Latest News

Form your own opinion with Mainlines 'Sober facts on' !

'A common prejudice leads people to believe that people who use drugs can't adhere to their anti-retroviral treatment. This is not true. A report from Pakistan - the result of an independent evaluation - proofs the difference!

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Annual report 2015: Close to the field

Mainline’s people are often outdoors, which means: close to the field. Meet the people behind the stories from from Nepal, Georgia, Kenya and South Africa. Ride with us and get a peek behind the scenes. 

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Mainline: coaching on the job in South Africa

Jos Luteijn - trainer for Mainlines international team - coached three South African teams of outreach workers ‘on the job’ in March 2016. A short interview tells us what he did and why.

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Lifestyle magazine for users

Three times a year, Mainline publishes the eponymous magazine, which is distributed to drug users, care facilities, and penitentiaries. The magazine provides updated information on developments in the drug scene. The magazine is also published once a year in English.

In this new edition of the English Mainline, we celebrate our 25th birthday! Read our anniversary edition online for free!

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Indonesian drug users reached

with harm reducing preventative measures


drug users in Kenya

informed about harm reduction and referred to services in 2014


partners in six countries

deliver harm reduction services to drug users

'For 25 years, Mainline has worked with
drug users in the Netherlands.
We gladly share our experience
with local organizations in other countries'

Folders & brochures

The field workers of Mainline pick up signals on the street, make an inventory of problems faced by those who live there, and provide the knowledge they have gained in (Dutch-language) publications for drug users and professionals who work with drug users. We also offer a number of folders and brochures in English.

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Information regarding health issues confronting drug users

The Dr. Mainline series of folders offers information regarding health issues confronting drug users. We publish newsletters for seropositive users and users with hepatitis C with information on latest developments. Every year we create a number of themed folders such as this year's folder on Slamming.

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