Harm Reduction: Pragmatic Strategies for Managing High-Risk Behaviors / Edition 1

Harm Reduction: Pragmatic Strategies for Managing High-Risk Behaviors / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1572308257
ISBN-13:
9781572308251
Pub. Date:
07/16/2002
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
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Harm Reduction: Pragmatic Strategies for Managing High-Risk Behaviors / Edition 1

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, to alternative alcohol interventions and HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns. Insight is also offered into the often contentious philosophical and policy-related debates surrounding this growing movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572308251
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 07/16/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword, Abrams and Lewis
I. Overview of Harm Reduction
1. Highlights of Harm Reduction: A Personal Report from the First National Harm Reduction Conference in the United States, Marlatt
2. Harm Reduction around the World: A Brief History, Marlatt
3. Basic Principles and Strategies of Harm Reduction, Marlatt
II. Applications to Addictive Behaviors and
High-Risk Sexual Behaviors
4. Harm Reduction for Alcohol Problems: Expanding Access to and Acceptability of Prevention and Treatment Services, Larimer, Marlatt, Baer, Quigley, Blume and Hawkins
5. Harm Reduction, Nicotine, and Smoking,
Baer and Murch
6. Harm Reduction Strategies for Illicit Substance Use and Abuse, Tapert, Kilmer, Quigley, Larimer, Roberts, and Miller
7. Harm Reduction and HIV/AIDS Prevention, Peterson, Dimeff, Tapert, Stern, and Gorman
III. Matching Strategies to Diverse Ethnic Communities
8. Bringing Harm Reduction to the Black Community: There's a Fire in My House and You're Telling Me to Rearrange My Furniture?, Woods
9. Alcohol Use and Harm Reduction within the Native Community, Daisy, Thomas, and Worley
IV. Can Harm Reduction Play a Role in U.S. Drug Policy?
10. Harm Reduction and Public Policy, Weingardt and Marlatt

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