Harm reduction is an approach to help people explore their relationship with substances and behaviours. It works to reduce and mitigate damage and pain, and offers strategies to increase and promote safety, choice, and control. Harm reduction moves away from traditional understandings of “addiction” as a disease, and responses that are based on assumed morality and abstinence, or fear and punishment. This manual explores the principles of harm reduction, how it works, and to whom it may apply. Readers will learn practical strategies for working with individuals, families, and communities within a harm reduction framework. This manual also explores how these concepts can be used in policy, procedure, and practice. 40 pages
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A Framework for Change, Choice, and Control
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