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Maryna Reshetnyak

Maryna lives in Odessa, Ukraine. Her primary area of interests is Public health, human rights and the economy.

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Latest posts by Maryna Reshetnyak

21 July 2011

Ukraine: Advice for Friends and Families of Addicts

The Rising Voices grantee the Drop-In Center has been providing an online newsletter for clients and their families, and the latest issue provides special words of advice for friends and...

6 July 2011

Ukraine: Tackling the Issue of Hepatitis C

Igor Kuzmenko, an activist with the Association of Substitution Therapy Advocates in Ukraine, recently blogged about a workshop held in Estonia, where he learned about the issue of Hepatitis C...

29 June 2011

Ukraine: Harm Reduction Activists Share their International Experience

Activists of the Association of Substitution Therapy Advocates of Ukraine use the web-site of the Association to share the stories about the international conferences they attended and to tell their...

17 June 2011

Ukraine: Harm Reduction Association Defends the Rights of People Living with Drug Addiction

Ukrainian activist of harm reduction programs discuss on the web the issues which are vital for people living with a drug addiction. One of these issues is the necessity for...

1 June 2011

Ukraine: Teaching Blogging to Harm Reduction Groups

In an email interview, Anastasia Bezverkha talks about her experience teaching advocacy skills with harm reduction groups part of the All-Ukrainian Association of Substitution Therapy Advocates (ASTAU), and how teaching...

16 May 2011

Ukraine: Blogging to Find New Self-Identification

The process of returning to normal life from a life of an injection drug user requires not only changes in a lifestyle, but also changes on a psychological level. Blogging...

27 April 2011

Ukraine: Blogging about Dreams

Following the training on the use of citizen media, Activists of the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine believe that blogging can be an important tool in advocating the...

17 April 2011

Ukraine: Harm Reduction Activists Improve Storytelling Skills

In March 2011, patients of substitution therapy programs took part in a training event ‘We are Media’ in the Ukrainian city of Dnepropetrovsk. The citizen media training taught the patients...

6 April 2011

Ukraine: Harm Reduction Activists Discuss Association's Progress

The website of the Association of Substitution Therapy Advocates of Ukraine recently has published an article where an activist Yekaterina Slavskaya analyses the current state of affairs and the future...

21 March 2011

Ukraine: Personal Story of a Methadone Therapy Patient

Journalist and blogger Larysa Goreslavets tells the story of Olga, a patient at a substitution therapy program in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchug and how she managed to turn her...