Harm reduction is a proactive and evidence-based approach to reducing the negative personal and public health impacts of substance misuse at both the individual and community levels. Harm reduction aims to dispel the stigma and shame associated with substance use by acknowledging the humanity and rights of the individual.
You must know the methods to reduce the harm associated with substance misuse!
Harm Reduction Methods
“There have been a total of 1,168 overdose victims in St. Louis over the past three years.” City of St. Louis Department of Health
A medicine that rapidly reverses an opioid overdose.
Can detect Fentanyl in unregulated drugs. These can prevent Fentanyl overdose.
Do Not Share Needles
Needles sharing needles can make you more vulnerable to Hepatitis C and HIV and other infections.
Harm Reduction Resources