10 Harm reduction developments from North America
It can be useful to look at what is happening in other parts of the world to compare how our efforts to reduce harm stack up.
Youth workers support young people, their families and communities to reduce the harms associated with substance use. Our efforts to do so are helped or hindered by the policy context in which they operate.
In Victoria, as we enter 2014, support for peer delivered Naloxone distribution as a way of combating overdose is growing with trials and training underway,a safe injecting facility still seems a way off despite good evidence of efficacy and the use of new and emerging drugs are challenging health workers and policy makers.
It can be useful to look at what is happening around the world to compare how our harm reduction efforts stack up.
This news piece highlights10 Harm Reduction developments in North America in 2013. See what you think.