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Harm reduction: evidence, impacts and challenges

EMCDDA, Lisbon, April 2010

Publication type:

Monographs

Summary:

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 organisations, academic researchers and drug users. Part II is dedicated to current evidence and impacts of harm reduction and illustrates how the concept has broadened to cover a wide range of behaviours and harms. Part III addresses the current challenges and innovations in the field. The core audience of the monograph comprises policymakers, healthcare professionals working with drug users, as well as the wider interested public.

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Table of contents

Please find below a detailed table of contents with downloadable PDFs per chapter.

Introduction

Part I: Background

Part II: Evidence and impacts

Part III: Challenges and innovations

Conclusions

Pages:

468

Price:

EUR 25

ISBN/ISSN:

978-92-9168-419-9

Catalogue number:

TDAL10010ENC

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