​What is Harm Reduction?​​

Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. Harm Reduction is also a movement for social justice built on a belief in, and respect for, the rights of people who use drugs.1



  1. National Harm Reduction Coalition (NHRC). 2023. Principles of Harm Reduction. Accessed February 2, 2024. https://harmreduction.org/about-us/principles-of-harm-reduction/
  2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). 2023. Harm Reduction Framework. April. Accessed February 2, 2024. https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/harm-reduction/framework​ 

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