Homelessness and harm reduction

Hwang, Stephen W.
January 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/3/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 1, p50
Academic Journal
This article provides information on a study which described an innovative shelter-based program designed to intervene substance abuse in homeless people. The intervention sought to implement harm-reduction strategies for injection drug users and alcoholics. The outcomes included reduced police encounters, alcoholic intake and drug addiction.


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