Looking at the scientific evidence for and against marijuana as a substitution medication for alcoholism.
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If you can’t or won’t quit, here are 6 questions to answer when making a plan to cut down your substance use.
Club drug harm reduction - what’s in those drugs? European researchers tested over a 1000 samples of cocaine, MDMA and amphetamine to find out. Learn about common adulterants and about how to stay safer with club drugs.
Take a harm reduction perspective - if you choose to smoke marijuana, smoke the natural kind and pass on the synthetic varieties. Here are 5 great reasons to avoid synthetic marijuana.
Whether you’re cocaine dependent or a recreational user, harm reduction makes sense for everyone. If you can’t or won’t stop, read through this list of 36 ways to stay healthier when you use and adopt those strategies that make sense for you.
If drinking’s a problem but you can’t or do not want to stop, consider taking small steps right now to minimize the harms associated with use. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Twenty effective tips for moderating your marijuana habit.
Six guidelines for marijuana harm reduction, from the Canadian Society for Addiction Medicine.
Does heroin harm reduction make sense? Well, anything that keeps you alive and healthy increases the odds of eventual lasting recovery. Read on for 50+ harm reduction ideas.
Is moving from high-risk drinking to moderate-risk drinking a worthy goal? To learn more about harm reduction, here’s an interview with HAMS founder Kenneth Anderson.