Tokyo World 2018

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It’s been another busy festival season for BDP’s outreach team, providing free and confidential harm reduction support around alcohol and other drugs throughout the summer. We kicked off the season with Love Saves The Day and, in between our usual club nights and freshers events, attended the revamped St Paul’s Carnival and the fantastic Bristol Pride.

As the wind and rain swept in last Friday it was a sure sign that summer was over, but that wasn’t going to stop our energetic team from rounding up the festival season at Tokyo World and giving you the best harm reduction support on offer. We caught up with two of the team to find out how their weekend went.

Great event again at Tokyo World, despite the harsh weather and gale force winds on Friday which made putting up our gazebo a struggle! Saturday was a fun day with lots of great engagement with festival-goers, giving out lots of free goodies and harm reduction advice even though it did not stop raining once.

– Marcus

On Sunday we had lots of great engagement with festival-goers and gave out lots of harm reduction advice. People were coming to us if they saw anyone who was unwell and we liaised with the paramedics to make sure those that needed it got medical help quickly. They were then coming back to check in with us throughout the evening which enabled us to give them continued advice throughout the festival.

– Deb

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