Youth RISE Nigeria is an initiative with a mission to promote evidence based drug policy and interventions with the meaningful involvement of young people and most affected communities.

Strategic Focus

Drug Policy Reform

Drug Policy Reform

Nigeria the most populous African nation is witnessing a surge in availability and consumption of illicit drugs.

Health- HIV, Sexual Reproductive Health and Right

Health- HIV, Sexual Reproductive Health and Right

Today drugs are easily accessible on the streets that the required resources, information, support, and education needed to keep young people from harm.

Research

Research

Globally young people are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic.

Youth Empowerment

Youth Empowerment

Generating evidence is very important in policy advocacy and programming.

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“To slow the spread of COVID-19, it is critical that we stop bringing more people into the system, and release all those who should not be there in the first place.” - @OSFKasia in @njdotcom https://t.co/YNqDcdpKbU

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Sharing this COVID-19 HIV prevention, treatment, care and support for people who use drugs by @UNODC....

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YouthRISE Nigeria would like to appreciate all our community health workers who are very much at the frontlines of providing effective community-based; prevention, treatment, care and support for persons who use drugs.
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POLICIES SHOULD BE DEVELOPED HAVING THE VULNERABLE IN MIND

YouthRISE... Towards effective drug control in Nigeria