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Harm Reduction – Theory & Practice

Document Type: Video


This video presented by the AHS Harm Reduction Services Team defines harm reduction and provides an overview of this public health approach in programs and practice. Examples of harm reduction services available in the community as well as practical strategies to use when caring for people who use substances.

The topics of stigma, trauma, social determinants of health, and culture will be discussed with respect to their impact on health outcomes and how Licensed Practical Nurses can address this in practice.