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It is Mainline's mission to improve the health and rights of people who use drugs.

Mainline provides harm reduction services, training, consultancy and a lifestyle magazine. We work with partner organisations domestically and abroad through various projects. We have been dedicated to the principle of harm reduction, for 28 years.

Latest News

ASSESSING METH USE IN VIETNAM

In March 2018, Mainline, SCDI and Aidsfonds joined forces to assess the current state of methamphetamine use in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Through this situational assessment, we gained great insights on the diverse groups of people who use…

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HARM REDUCTION AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Mainline Sober factsThe Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of seventeen interrelated goals and 169 corresponding targets set out by the UN at the end of 2015. Harm reduction is not among those goals. But not to worry: this…

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MAINLINE STARTS IN TANZANIA

Heroin use has increased enormously in Tanzania and other East African countries in recent years. All along the trafficking routes from Afghanistan to the Western world, the overseas supply of heroin is high. On the ground level, people cope with…

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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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704

Kenyan drug users

using testing services in 2017

36.825

drug users in South Africa

using PWUD-specific medical harm reduction services in 2017

14

partners in six countries

deliver harm reduction services to drug users

'Harm reduction is primarily about
human dignity - every human counts!'
- Machteld Busz, Director Mainline

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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