If you’re outside of specific communities, you may not have heard of Chemsex. But the modern day use of drugs to enhance the sexual experience has its more complex side – and there are many who are either trying to leave that world, or are in – for want of a better word - recovery.
In this episode, Veronika Carruthers, Lecturer in Victimology & Criminal Justice at the University of Portsmouth, and Ignacio Labayen de Inza, CEO of the charity, Controlling Chemsex, help us explore what Chemsex is, the harms it potentially causes to individuals, and what can be done to keep people safe.
We’d love you to be part of the discussion, too. Email your questions on this episode or ideas for future episodes to email@example.com.
You can also find out more about this work and other research at the University of Portsmouth website: https://www.port.ac.uk/research/
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Controlling Chemsex: https://controllingchemsex.com/
Let’s Talk About It: Chemsex Support: https://www.letstalkaboutit.nhs.uk/directory-of-services/chemsex-support/
Veronika Carruthers bio: https://www.port.ac.uk/about-us/structure-and-governance/our-people/our-staff/roni-carruthersova
New chemsex study seeks participants: https://www.gscene.com/news/new-chemsex-study-seeks-participants/
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