If you have been processed by the =Tea in Akersgata in Oslo, have you perhaps bought a cup of coffee by Michelle Wall.
She has been an addict since she was 14 years old, taken many overdoses and lost his best friend and greatest love to the rapture. She is drug free now, but Michelle has reviewed more in their around 30 years, than most will experience throughout your life.
I met her first, for a couple of years ago when we visited sprøyterommet in Oslo, and I know her as a passionate and motivated woman, as fearless pops up in the media to tell his story. Not many can bear the load that is to be profiled in the press, and we shall as a society, be proud of people like Michelle.Largest masseforfølgelse in modern times the Debate
The Norwegian society has, on the contrary, treated addicts in a inhuman way in a long time. the
We have arrested , fined and imprisoned some of the most vulnerable people among us. Those who develop a drug abuse problem often have had a mental illness, or been exposed to traumatic experiences and abuse in childhood, before rusdebuten. the
People who need help has also been pushed away with contempt and moralisme and been criminalized. It is a shame.
I knew in this shame again, and the rage and disappointment, when I learned that the society again failed Michelle. After a viewing, she was called by a house owner who said: "You understand well that it was not so smart of you to be with in the Newspaper ... We will not have people like you living here ... so good luck further in life." the
This is such a bottomless cruel treatment of another human being that I am struggling to find the words. And I feel a responsibility.
last year I proposed in Dagbladet to establish a "forvern" in Norwegian rusomsorg to keep the addict motivated in the time they are waiting to get into treatment, so they don't fall from. Addicts are now finally defined as patients, then they must get just as good help that other patient groups.
I was happy and proud that Michelle supported my proposition, when she told him about his story and how a forvern be able to "prevent addicts remained alone".Michelle (31) lives - but many others die
this support that led to the vile treatment from the landlord, that sorry I strongly. I am glad that Michelle now has moved into a different residence, after having received answers to their Find-ad. I hope she will love there, and that she will continue to engage in ruspolitikken also in the future.
This is unfortunately not an outstanding example of society's treatment of the addict and rusbrukere.
In 2014, said the director of public prosecutions that the police should cease to "run after tired of drug addicts". But some months after, was a man in Bergen was arrested by the police with 1.2 grams of cannabis resin. The penalty: 10.000 kr in the bot! the
How does it help the man or society to put him in heavy debt? High debt burdens are a major practical problem for those who eventually manages to become abstinent and return to the community.Turn On the LydErrorAllerede plus customer? Log into herError VARIETY: prime Minister Erna Solberg and labor minister Torbjørn Røe Isaksen puts down a selection from which to evaluate pensjonsreformen and consider adjustments in the pension system. Video: NTB Scanpix Show more
five years ago committed the son to the former police officer Knut Røneid suicide, shortly after he was stripped of his licence after having admitted hasjrøyking. We punish people who are struggling, with a twisted justification that it will stop them from using drugs themselves. It helps of course not. No research or experience from other countries suggests that the penalties down rusbruk.
For a couple of years ago reported a 15-year-old girl a peers boy for voldtektsforsøk. The case was dismissed, but the girl got instead a fine of 4000 dollars to have smoked marijuana. It is almost not to believe.May contribute to increased drug use Debate
After many decades of a misguided ruspolitikk is it time for a new course. We can no longer stand to look at that people fornedres and ydmykes, and called criminals when they are sick.
Rusreformen will be the most important social reform in modern Norwegian history. Here we go totally in front of the world, and proposes a knowledge-based ruspolitikk that helps those who need it most.
the Reform is one of the Liberal main adoption after many years of struggle for a more humane ruspolitikk. In 2018, it was established a rusreformutvalg, and they have now delivered their report in which they recommend that we no longer punish the use and possession of drugs, the so-called decriminalization, supported by heavy faginstanser that the ministry of Health. Instead, rusmisbrukeren required to meet for a municipal entity for narkotikasaker.
the Reform is based on the Portugal's rusreform, where one of the most important additional effects were avstigmatiseringen of the addict. Where they are seen as patients, not criminals. This is crucial, and the reform will hopefully contribute to that Michelle, and others, will be treated as fellow human beings, and clear contempt for our most vulnerable people.Pål (21) liveblogget the way to heroinhelvetet Dagbladet Plus You can submit your article and opinion piece in Dagbladet here
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