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Harm reduction

G. Alan Marlatt

Harm reduction

pragmatic strategies for managing high-risk behaviors

by G. Alan Marlatt

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Published by Guilford Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health behavior,
  • Complications,
  • Treatment,
  • Harm reduction,
  • Social aspects,
  • Prevention,
  • Substance abuse

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by G. Alan Marlatt, Mary E. Larimer, Katie Witkiewitz
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC564 .H364 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24886313M
    ISBN 109781462502561
    LC Control Number2011026409

    May 09,  · Tyndall shares community-based research that shows how harm-reduction strategies, like safe-injection sites, are working to address the drug overdose crisis. Check out more TED Talks.


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The HAMS alcohol harm reduction book is a compendium of strategies to help you to change your relationship with alcohol for the better. Whether your goal is safer drinking, reduced drinking, or quitting--this book is a must-read.

The Harm Reduction Guide to Controlling Your Drug and Alcohol Use completely revised and updated. Including data, charts, and user-friendly worksheets Over the Influence is about harm reduction, a radical approach to understanding and managing drinking and drug use that is realistic about how entwined and important alcohol and drugs can be.

Beth Macy, author of Dopesick, calls the book “a call to embrace the principles of harm reduction,” and an illustration of how “addicted individuals respond differently to different Author: Katy Schneider.

Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies that reduce the negative consequences of drug use. It incorporates a spectrum of strategies from safer use, to managed use, to abstinence. Consistent with the Health Care for the Homeless approach to care, harm reduction strategies are useful for clinicians of all disciplines to help effect.

Harm reduction programs accept the reality of drug use while attempting to reduce its harmful consequences to individuals and society. This term, coined about 15 years ago in the U.K., has become a policy paradigm increasingly explored throughout most of the industrialized world.

An example of a harm reduction program is the widely accepted substitution of methadone for the more "harmful" heroin. The book concludes with recommendations on how to take a harm reduction approach, from a political and human rights perspective.

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Harm reduction policies are used to manage behaviors such as recreational drug use and sexual activity in numerous settings that range from services through to geographical regions. Harm reduction approaches have been effective in reducing morbidity and mortality in these adult populations.

In recent years, harm reduction has been successfully applied to sexual health education in an attempt to reduce both teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. Harm Reduction Psychotherapy. a book by Andrew Tatarsky, A New Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Problems. This ground breaking volume provides readers with both an overview of harm reduction therapy and a series of ten case studies, treated by different therapists, that vividly illustrate this treatment approach with a wide variety of.

Aug 15,  · Social Media Giants’ Censorship of Harm Reduction Is “Book Burning” by Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard August 15, D ominic Milton Trott, a former small-business owner in England, wanted to go to Peru to do ayahuasca, and became engaged in.

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As such, Tatarsky's book is a rehab for those who run rehabs!Cited by: Feb 12,  · Over the Influence, Second Edition: The Harm Reduction Guide to Controlling Your Drug and Alcohol Use [Patt Denning, Jeannie Little] on menards.club *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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This book is the first comprehensive compilation of harm reduction strategies aimed specifically at people who drink alcohol/5().

Harm Reduction book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It's in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, and Magic Johnson has /5. Worksheets for safer drinking, reduced drinking, or quitting alcohol. Oct 08,  · Harm reduction principles and strategies are designed to minimize the destructive consequences of illicit drug use and other behaviors that may pose serious health risks.

The first major harm reduction text, this provocative and timely volume examines a wide range of current applications-from needle exchange and methadone maintenance programs /5.

The Book “This ground-breaking volume provides readers with both an overview of harm reduction therapy and a series of ten case studies that vividly illustrate this approach with a wide variety of clients, treated individually and in groups by different therapists.

Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. Harm Reduction is also a movement for social justice built on a belief in, and respect for, the rights of people who use drugs.

Harm reduction incorporates a spectrum of strategies from safer use, to managed. Harm reduction programs accept the reality of drug use while attempting to reduce its harmful consequences to individuals and society.

This term, coined about 15 years ago in the U.K., has become a policy paradigm increasingly explored throughout most of the industrialized world. Jan 30,  · Everything you need to know about harm reduction, if you didn't know much.

Maia is a big name in the field of childhood trauma and and addiction and she co-wrote the famous book. update to Harm Reduction International’s flagship publication, the Global State of Harm Reduction. Updates of the key data, including the opening of new drug consumption rooms, availability of needle and syringe programs, and references to harm reduction in national policy documents.

Nov 12,  · A book with strategies for harm reduction “Practicing Harm Reduction Psychotherapy” is a book that sets out strategies intended to reduce harm and improve health and well-being of individuals who have problems with substance use. Read more about how and why this book can help you first understand and then stop doing harm.

Harm reduction has a variety of meanings to different people, which has made developing one general definition very difficult.

Regardless of the definition, harm reduction is a philosophy, approach, and a set of principles that combined help achieve certain social and political goals. As per the BC Harm Reduction. The EMCDDA’s 10th scientific monograph, entitled Harm reduction: evidence, impacts and challenges provides a comprehensive overview of the harm reduction field.

Part I of the monograph looks back at the emergence of harm reduction approaches and their diffusion, and explores the concept from different perspectives, including international. Book review by menards.club Horvath, Ph.D.

Although harm reduction is commonly used in other countries, this approach to coping with problematic addictive behavior is unfortunately uncommon in the US. The authors are two US harm reduction leaders. They founded the Center for Harm Reduction Therapy in the San Francisco Bay Area in This book [ ].

Some key concepts that it will be necessary for you to understand in your work with people who may have problematic substance use, are the ideas of ‘recovery’, abstinence and harm reduction.

Abstinence (meaning to refrain from the use of all substances) is firmly advocated within disease concepts of problematic substance use and being. Sep 20,  · Harm Reduction believes that the worse a person’s circumstances are, the more likely that person will be to continue/increase their drinking/drugging.

The fundamental goal of Harm Reduction is to reduce or eliminate harm to all: to the drug users, to the user’s FFs (friends and family) and to society at large.

HAMS Harm Reduction strategies are defined in the 17 elements of HAMS. HAMS offers support via an online forum, a chat room, an email group, a facebook group, and live meetings. We also offer harm reduction information via the HAMS Book, the articles on this web site, and the HAMS podcast.

HAMS supports every positive change. Jan 06,  · "Harm reduction is a pragmatic approach that meets people 'where they are at.' This excellent book brings together researchers and practitioners who have made significant contributions to the growth and acceptance of harm reduction as an integral, viable, and effective approach to minimizing the negative consequences of high-risk behaviors/5(25).

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Michael A. Chandler, Stephen I. Rennard, in Asthma and COPD (Second Edition), Harm Reduction. Harm reduction is an alternative strategy for the smoker who cannot, or will not, quit. It is designed to mitigate the medical complications of smoking without achieving full abstinence.

Jun 15,  · Harm reduction is the single most effective approach to drug and alcohol problems because harm reduction uses pragmatic, evidence-based strategies that work.

This book is the first comprehensive compilation of harm reduction strategies aimed specifically at people who drink alcohol/5. Over the Influence: The Harm Reduction Guide to Controlling Your Drug and Alcohol Use.

This groundbreaking book presents the Harm Reduction approach, a powerful alternative to traditional treatment that helps users set and meet their own goals for gaining control over drinking and drugs.

Over the Influence: The Harm Reduction Guide to. Online Courses. Our first three online training modules focus on the core of harm reduction principles, approaches, and strategies.

Our team worked with providers and community members to develop the content of the training, including the photos and video vignettes. Aug 02,  · An Introduction to Harm Reduction, Its Benefits and Application I am a Member-at-Large for Outreach for Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy.

Here is a short introduction to harm reduction. T Please summarise the main harm reduction-related objectives of you national drug strategy or other key drug policy document (cross-reference with the Policy workbook) (Suggested title: Drug policy and main harm reduction objectives) T Please describe the structure of harm reduction service organisation in your country, including.Harm reduction is a public health philosophy and intervention that seeks to reduce the harms associated with drug use and ineffective drug policies.

A basic tenet of harm reduction is that there has never been, and will never be, a drug-free society. The Drug Policy Alliance advocates reducing the harms of drug use through a lens of public health, using accurate, fact-based drug education.HARM REDUCTION: COME AS YOU ARE G.

ALAN MARLA’IT University of Washington Abstract-The purpose of this paper is to describe what harm reduction is, how it devel- oped, how it works, and why it is becoming a major approach in the addictive behaviors field.