Penington Institute

John Ryan

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Chief Executive Officer

"Penington Institute connects lived experience and research to improve community safety in relation to drugs.

It is too easy to judge people who use drugs and we think it’s far more productive to prevent and tackle drug use in a safe, effective and practical way.

We focus on promoting effective strategies, frontline workforce education and public awareness activities.

That is why we have joined the campaign to Rethink Addiction."