People promoting wellbeing in a world with drugs

Our capacity to care for ourselves and one another is the best defence against addiction. War on drugs has been a war on people and it's undermined that defence. We need to build a better system. Unharm is a grassroots organisation promoting caring communities and the regulation, education and services that support us. 

Priorities

Party safe - A lot of young people’s illicit drug use takes place in party settings. Unharm promotes better alternatives to intimidating police presence at parties: safe environments, realistic and honest information about illicit drugs and how to manage the risks, and a culture of taking care of yourself and the people around you.

What we can do - We know we can't arrest our way out of addiction and other drug-related problems. It's time to talk about what we can do. Unharm develops and organises around positive solutions that enhance people's capacities to care for themselves and one another.

Latest News

Having now decided that I wanted to end my dependence on opioids I had to find how I was going to achieve this. Naturally, first and foremost was reducing my methadone dose. I was taking 60mg a day at this point.

At this point in my story I was on the cusp of falling into a deep opioid addiction. Though I lived at home again, I felt distant from my family and didn’t try to involve myself in family life much either. I was using oxycodone and morphine tablets, sometimes heroin, frequently...