The harm reduction movement needs to rediscover its soul

Harm reduction is not just an HIV intervention – it is a basic human right that should be available to everyone
The Influence (US)
Friday, August 5, 2016

People who use drugs are being marginalized even within the world of harm reduction advocacy; they were rendered virtually invisible at the AIDS2016 conference in Durban. The true spirit of the original harm reduction movement is about meeting people where they are at, without judgement, and helping them find them achieve their drug use aims (including abstinence) in the way that causes the least harm to them, irrespective of the current legal and policy framework.