Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Current Harm Reduction Policy and Politics in the United States

This is an academic paper that provides an overview of harm reduction strategies to address the opioid crisis, including syringe service programs, opioid agonist therapy, supervised injection facilities, and overdose prevention with naloxone. 

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Continuum of Care
Harm Reduction
Response Approach
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
Overdose prevention
Safe Injection Site
Syringe service program / Needle exchange
Peer-reviewed Article

Nadelmann, E., LaSalle, L. (2017). Two steps forward, one step back: current harm reduction policy and politics in the United States. Harm Reduction Journal, 14(37), 1-7.