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A review of the efficacy and effectiveness of harm reduction strategies for alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs

Ritter, Alison; Cameron, Jacqui

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Harm reduction is both a policy approach and used to describe a specific set of interventions. These interventions aim to reduce the harms associated with drug use. Employing a strict definition of harm reduction, evidence for the efficacy and effectiveness of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug harm reduction interventions were reviewed. Systematic searches of the published literature were undertaken. Studies were included if they provided evaluation data (pre-post, or control group...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/27665
Source: Drug and Alcohol Review
DOI: 10.1080/09595230600944529

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