Stories by Susie McLean

A moment of truth : HIV and drug use

I arrived back in London yesterday from a two week visit to Kenya to see drug policy in the UK news.  The purpose of my visit was to meet with people who use drugs, HIV and drugs NGOs, health service … Continue reading  >

Employing people who use drugs in community organisations

At the recent International Harm Reduction Conference in Beirut, Lebanon, drug users and employers discussed strategies for supporting active drug users in the workplace. These discussions were prompted by the launch of the Open Society Foundation’s new resource Harm Reduction … Continue reading  >

Drug users can be good parents

Susie McLean, Senior Adviser at the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, voices concern about a campaign that stigmatises HIV positive parents and women who use drugs.

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