Rhode Island Harm Reduction Prevention Guide (2023)

SAMHSA defines harm reduction as a practical and transformative approach that incorporates community-driven public health strategies — including prevention, risk reduction, and health promotion — to empower people who use drugs and their families with the choice to live healthy, self-directed, and purpose-filled lives.

This guide, developed by BHDDH and the New England PTTC, is an overview of harm reduction techniques and interventions and includes resources for both prevention professionals and people with a substance use condition.

View the Harm Reduction Guide here.

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