Module 9: working with young people on AOD issues: overhead transparencies

Harm minimisation approach

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  • Drug use, both licit and illicit, is an inevitable part of society

  • Drug use occurs across a continuum. Patterns range from occasional use to dependent use

  • A range of harms are associated with different types and patterns of use

  • A range of approaches can be used to respond to these harms