National Harm Reduction Coalition
Source: National Harm Reduction Coalition
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, People in Recovery from Substance Use, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement, People with Juvenile Justice System Involvement
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System, Crisis Continuum of Care Resources, Emergency Disaster Response Resources, Foster Care System, Post-Emergency Follow up, Schools, School-based Services
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.