The peer and community response to drug issues, from Melbourne to Vancouver

Sunday, 10 May 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Take the Global Drug Survey COVID19 special edition and help make sense of what's the same, what's different and what's changing.











And take the Penington Institute's short survey on drug use patterns here.

Goosebumpz - Autophagy

Interview with Ronnie Grigg

Zero Block Society

Ronnie is from Vancouver in Canada and joins the program to talk to us about the overdose crisis that has swept Canada over the past five years, and the longer history of advocacy for people sleeping rough, community-based harm reduction initiatives and his newly formed not-for-profit organisation, the Zero Block Society.





Yarra Drug & Health Forum Online - What works and why – Evalutating peer worker programs

 We hear from two of the five speakers at this month's Yarra Drug & Health Forum. Watch the full forum on YouTube.

  • Danny Jeffcote - ​​​Program Facilitator AOD West cohealth
  • David de Been - Peer Overdose Response Worker – Harm Reduction Team Barwon Health

Done By Law - Policing & protests during COVID-19

A short segment from 3CR's Done By Law (Tuesday, 6-6:30pm) is played, talking about the challenges to our civil liberties during the pandemic and subsequent government response.

Background music used throughout the show from M&Ms