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Guidance for professionals on how to use a harm reduction approach to substance misuse.

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First published:
5 July 2013
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Substance misuse treatment framework health and wellbeing compendium , file type: PDF, file size: 517 KB

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It includes recommendations for action under the following health care elements:

  • oral health
  • sexual health
  • safer injecting and other routes of ingestion
  • wound management prevention
  • testing and treatment for blood borne viruses
  • reducing fatal and near fatal poisonings targeting especially vulnerable groups