Drug Addiction, Suboxone, Harm Reduction

The New York Times is dead wrong about drug addiction - Salon.com: " . . . . Harm reduction is all about erasing the idea that addiction is a moral failure — that people addicted to a drug are “dirty,” while other people are “clean” — and taking a public health perspective that focuses on what can actually save lives and lessen damage to families. The first step is encouraging and supporting people who are getting any kind of help, not making them feel worse for it. As my client who takes Suboxone recently said to me: “Why can’t it be a good thing to tell people I’m in recovery? Instead, I have to hide it.” I really hope she doesn’t read The New York Times." (read more at the link above)

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