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"Meeting People Where They Are": New Haven's harm reductionists take new approach to drug overdose epidemic

Naloxone training and distribution is one example of a growing approach to drug use known as harm reduction. Rather than pressuring people to quit using drugs entirely, harm reduction advocates accept the reality that people use drugs and try to ensure that they do so as safely as possible, a marked change from traditional abstinence-only responses.

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Published: Tuesday, April 25, 2023