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Levy, Jay [INPUD] . (2014) The harms of drug use: criminalisation, misinformation, and stigma. London: INPUD; Youth RISE. 26 p.

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Contents:
• Introduction – Lots of Drug Use; Lots of Harm
• Criminalisation and a War on Drugs
• (Mis)Understanding Harm
• Criminalisation: Precipitating Harm, Opposing Harm Reduction
• The Harms of Social Spoiling, Social Construction, and Language
• Addiction as Disease: Precipitating Stigma, Undermining Agency
• Some Suggestions for Moving Forward
• The Empirical Harm of Drugs
• Harm Reduction
• Reducing Harm: Moving Away from Stigma
• In Conclusion: Prioritising Health, Inclusion, and Intersectionality
• Acknowledgements & References

 

Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:Crime prevention, AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:INPUD
Date:January 2014
Pages:26 p.
Publisher:INPUD; Youth RISE
Place of Publication:London
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > International aspects
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Substance related crime
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Sociocultural discrimination concepts > Prejudice (stigma / discrimination)
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Harm reduction policy

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