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Meeting People Where They're At: Harm Reduction for Substance Use Disorder

  • Casey Family Programs Joan B. Poliak Seattle Field Office 1123 23rd Avenue Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

HCSATS Education Forum event, by Seema L. Clifasefi, PhD, MSW

Harm reduction refers to a broad range of interventions that aim to reduce substance-related harm and improve quality of life for people who use substances and their communities. In this talk. D. Clifasefi will define harm reduction, describe some of its origins, provide a rationale for harm reduction, and share the components of an evidence-based harm-reduction treatment for substance use.