The impact of harm reduction on HIV and illicit drug use

@inproceedings{Ti2014TheIO,
  title={The impact of harm reduction on HIV and illicit drug use},
  author={Lianping Ti and Thomas Kerr},
  booktitle={Harm reduction journal},
  year={2014}
}
There has been widespread support for harm reduction programs as an essential component for responding to the HIV and illicit drug use epidemics. However, despite the growing international acceptance of harm reduction, there continues to be strong opposition to this approach, with critics alleging that harm reduction programs enable drug use. Vancouver, Canada provides a compelling case study that demonstrates that many positive impacts of harm reduction can be attained while addiction… CONTINUE READING
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