Ted Talk Friday: The harm reduction model of drug addiction treatment

The public health model of harm-reduction is one of the most powerful, and controversial, models I know of. While it might seem counterintuitive to provide the tools to use safely, think about addiction–addiction is a mental illness. If there are drugs available, addicts will seek them out, whether they can use them safely or what. Learn more about Harm Reduction here and watch the talk below to understand its value:

 

 

 

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What  do you think of the harm reduction model?

Hannah

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