Archive | June, 2011

What’s So Special About K仔?

Ketamine [K仔] was almost unheard of in Hong Kong about a decade ago.  However, K仔 [pronounced: ‘K Jai’] has now taken over as the most popular recreational drug* as well as catching the public’s attention after the tragic deaths of a small number of young people were widely reported in the Hong Kong media. The […]

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Secondary Needle Exchange

Over the past few months, I have received a number of requests for a study undertaken during 2008 in which I investigated secondary needle exchange in Leeds (UK).  It appears that this continues to be an area of interest.  Copies of this study are available [free of charge] and requests can be made at the […]

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Doctoral Research

Doctoral research (PhD) is underway with the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Manchester. The aim of this research is to capture the experiences of ethnic minority (non-native Chinese) injecting drug users in accessing injecting equipment within Hong Kong. A primary objective is to investigate the micro-settings and mechanisms for access and to gain […]

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Professional Training Courses

Bookings for Professional Training Courses [專業訓練] to be delivered in Hong Kong during 2011/12 are currently being taken.  A range of training courses are available that are specifically designed to enhance the skills of workers who work with those who use or are at risk of misusing drugs/alcohol. Lloyd has delivered training courses to a wide […]

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