Drug use is a complex, multi-faceted phenomenon that encompasses a range of behaviors. People who use drugs are complex, multi-faceted individuals who are more than their behaviors (i.e. drug use).
While there are inherent risks associated with drug use – whether related to where drugs are used, how they are used, and what kind or quality of drugs are being ingested – some ways of using drugs are clearly safer than others. This section outlines various options for people to approach their drug use consciously and minimize harm.
This section also provides information on harm rooted in drug-related stigma and discrimination, as opposed to the drug use itself.
Harm reduction tips and tools on individual drugs, including general information and safer use strategies. Also, a comprehensive (and growing) list of online resources specifically for people who use drugs.
Information and resources about drug-related stigma.
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