Harm reduction in name, but not substance: a comparative analysis

Elaine Hyshka et al., Harm Reduction Journal 2017

Conclusions: Current provincial and territorial policies offer few robust characterizations of harm reduction or go beyond rhetorical or generic support for the approach. By endorsing harm reduction in name, but not in substance, provincial and territorial policies may communicate to diverse stakeholders a general lack of support for key aspects of the approach, potentially challenging efforts to expand harm reduction services.

Harm reduction in name, but not substance: a comparative analysis