'Individual' harms, Community 'harms': reconciling Indigenous values with drug harm minimisation policy.

@article{Sterren2006IndividualHC,
  title={'Individual' harms, Community 'harms': reconciling Indigenous values with drug harm minimisation policy.},
  author={Anke E van der Sterren and Ian P S Anderson and Lisa G Thorpe},
  journal={Drug and alcohol review},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={219-25}
}
This paper uses data on the social context of drug-related harms in the Melbourne Aboriginal Community to inform an alternative model of harm minimisation, and discusses its potential application in programme development. The paper involves a secondary analysis of interviews and focus group discussions with 62 Community members who participated in a qualitative injecting drug use study conducted at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service in Melbourne. Individuals and families within the… CONTINUE READING

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