Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction

Is a set of practical strategies aimed at reducing the negative consequences (such as: spreading HIV/Hep C to others from sharing dirty needles) associated with drug use. It focuses mainly on the person who uses drugs, but can expand to include the family and community.

Initiatives may incorporate a spectrum a strategies from safer use, to managed use, to abstinence to meet people who use drugs "where they're at".

Harm Reduction Principles include: 

 

April 6, 2016 agenda

April 6, 2016 minutes

July 19, 2016 agenda

July 19, 2016 minutes

August 16, 2016 agenda

August 16, 2016 minutes

September 19, 2016 agenda

September 19, 2016 minutes

November 1, 2016 agenda