Drug 'fix rooms' for addicts needed in Wales, says charity

Drug 'fix rooms' for addicts needed in Wales, says charity
 

"Fix rooms" for drug addicts would bring so many benefits it would be ridiculous not to have them in the UK, a homeless charity has said.
Lindsay Cordery-Bruce, chief executive of Welsh charity The Wallich, said supervising substance use at medical-grade facilities would cut drug deaths.
She said the biggest challenge was legislation and policy.
But a woman whose daughter was addicted to heroin said such facilities could entice addicts to continue using.
Drug consumption rooms allow users to take illegal substances under supervision in a clinical setting.
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10 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 90
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