Organisations: Estudiantes por una Política Sensata de Drogas
Members of SSDP were photographed in some sites of the Historic Centre of Aguascalientes (the Legislative Palace, Government Palace, Plaza de Armas) with “Support, Do not punish” posters.
Alejandro Morán Contreras and Eduardo Moreno Zamora (members of SSPD) participated in the “Ser Lumen” program on Radio UAA 94.5 FM to promote the Global Day of Action and generate awareness of the human rights and public health damage caused by the war on drugs. Alejandra García de Loera, Liliana García de Loera, and Humberto Gutiérrez Cantú gave an interview with La Jornada, Aguascalientes (a local newspaper) on the day of global action and the failure of the war on drugs to reduce violence and the multiple human rights violations that occur daily in Mexico. On Thursday, Alejandro Morán Contreras (SSPD member) presented on harm reduction in order to generate awareness in health personnel about the reduction of risks and damages as another form of treatment for users of psychoactive substances. The neurobiology of addiction and the premises that support the harm reduction model were addressed. Luis Fernando García Brand (SSDP member) gave a radio interview and Humberto Gutiérrez Cantú provided a televised newscast about the message of Support. Don’t Punish and changes in drug policy.
On Friday, SEJUVE (Secretariat of Youth) of the State of Aguascalientes presented on harm reduction to the general public and there were additional lecutres given along with the showing of the film “El Jardín de la Alegría” and a raffle for participants.
“Se Conmemora el día mundial del Apoye No Castigue en Aguascalientes.” June 27, 2018. http://www.lja.mx/2018/06/se-conmemora-el-dia-mundial-del-apoye-no-castigue-en-aguascalientes/.