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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 30 years.

Latest News

Assessing the drug scene in Zimbabwe

Which drugs are commonly used in Zimbabwe? And do people who use drugs have sufficient access to health services? Mainline will try to find out in the first months of 2022.

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Services for Vulnerable Migrants who use Drugs in the EU

The European Commission has granted funding to a partnership of seven organisations - with Mainline in the lead. In the coming two years we are to study the service access of vulnerable migrants who use drugs in the EU, train…

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South Africa IEC materials

Commissioned by NACOSA in South Africa, Mainline developed information, education and communication (IEC) materials for people who use drugs. Some themes of the materials: overdose, hepatitis, opiate agonist treatment (OAT) and women who use drugs. In addition, we designed stickers…

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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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Donations to Mainline help to improve the health and quality of life of drug users worldwide!

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