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Title Harm reduction : public health strategies / Barbara Krasner, book editor.

Publication Info. New York : Greenhaven Publishing, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    362.2909 HAR    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 176 pages ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Opposing viewpoints
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-172) and index.
Contents Are harm reduction strategies successful? Successful recovery requires a blend of treatment options / U.S. Department of Health & Human Services -- Treating addiction with medication should be carefully considered / Scott Teitelbaum -- The marriage of harm reduction and conservatism promotes personal choice / Tessie Castillo -- Inconsistent hospital policies and tactics threatens recovery / Wendy Glauser, Jeremy Petch, and Mike Tierney -- Safe injection sites may promote uptake of treatment / Chloe Reichel -- Do drug users have a right to quality health care? Universal healthcare is a right / Bernie Sanders -- The Affordable Care Act's essential health benefits are at risk / Laura Santhanam -- New York health centers use harm reduction safety plans to reduce opioid overdoses / Celia Vimont -- Drug addiction affects everyone / -- Intravenous drug use is a public health issue / Jeannie D. DiClementi -- Is abstinence the only successful method of recovery? Harm reduction takes a comprehensive approach to reduce drug addiction / -- A dialogue between harm reduction and abstinence only / Jana Burson -- Recovery is a continuum / Julia Hammid -- Using moderation management to control substance addiction / -- Gradualism is the key to recovery from addiction / Scott H. Kellogg -- Does law enforcement help or hinder harm reduction? Mutual trust between law enforcement and community health systems is needed / David Cloud -- Police culture benefits from a special network to respond effectively to HIV / Nick Crofts and Melissa Jardine -- Active police engagement can help meet the 2030 goal to end AIDS / Nick Crofts and David Patterson -- Safeguarding public health through the law / Lawrence O. Gostin and Lindsay F. Wiley -- The federal government budget for the 21st century should invest in drug treatment and prevention / Drug Policy Alliance -- Countries vary in their approaches to narcotics decriminalization and harm reduction treatments / The Library of Congress.
Subject Substance abuse -- Treatment -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Substance abuse -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Addicts -- Services for -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Public health -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Krasner, Barbara, editor.
ISBN 9781534504134 (library bound)
1534504133 (library bound)
9781534504370 (paperback)
1534504370 (paperback)

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