The HAMS Harm Reduction Network, Inc Company Profile

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Doing no harm to addicts might be doing a lot of harm

“Do no harm.” This is a key phrase in the Hippocratic Oath; one that I announced with conviction at my medical school graduation. I swear to do no harm. What would Hippocrates, the Father ...

Unable To Arrest Opioid Epidemic, Red States Warm To Needle Exchanges

The North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition has advanced a local shift from a tough-on-drugs approach to harm-reduction philosophy. Other red states signal they may follow suit.

Move over Hippocrates: Harm reduction as the new paradigm for health care

"First, do no harm," part of the Hippocratic oath, is something of a false promise. A better oath would be, "Help others with as little harm as possible."

The shadow of Big Tobacco looms over e-cigarettes and harm reduction

Some experts are leery of recommending e-cigarettes for harm reduction because the tobacco industry stands to make big profits from them.

Harm reduction programs may prevent hepatitis C in injection drug users

Researchers at UCSF and their colleagues have found that hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among people who inject drugs remains high and stable in some North American cities but incidence has dropped...

First secondhand smoke, now secondhand harm from drinking

University life often includes alcohol use, which can sometimes cause harm. Yet harm can also extend beyond the drinker, such as “secondhand harm” that is caused by intoxicated people: accidents o...

From “do no harm” to “reduce harm.” It’s time to change the paradigm

The concept of “First, do no harm,” which is embedded in the oath that kicks off the careers of most new doctors in America, has become something of a surrogate for the practice of medicine. But ...

Egalet Announces Results Of ARYMO ER Harm Reduction Modeling Analysis

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Harm reduction as a strategy for supporting people who self-harm on mental health wards: the views and experiences of practitioners.

Harm reduction has had positive outcomes for people using sexual health and substance misuse services. Clinical guidance recommends these approaches may be appropriately adopted by mental health pract...

Minors, Moral Psychology, and the Harm Reduction Debate: The Case of Tobacco and Nicotine.

Harm reduction debates are important in health policy. Although it has been established that morality affects policy, this article proposes that perspectives from moral psychology help to explain the ...

Exploring social work student education: The effect of a harm reduction curriculum on student knowledge and attitudes regarding opioid use disorders.

This study evaluates the degree to which a harm reduction intervention course module impacted MSW students' knowledge and attitudes towards addressing opioid use disorder issues and clients.

Provision of harm-reduction services to limit unsafe abortion in Tanzania.

To investigate the feasibility of providing harm-reduction services to reduce unsafe abortion in Tanzania.

Innovative Use of the Electronic Health Record to Support Harm Reduction Efforts.

Awareness of the impact of preventable harm on patients and families has resulted in extensive efforts to make our health care systems safer. We determined that, in our hospital, patients experienced ...

Clinical Trials [2496 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Development of an HIV Self-testing Intervention

This randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluates whether HIV self-testing (HIVST) facilitates sexual harm reduction and reduces HIV transmission among HIV-negative MSM in China.The interve...

Treatment for Adolescents With Deliberate Self Harm

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficiency of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in treatment of adolescents with deliberate self harm compared to treatment-as-usual (TAU). 150...

Electronic Cigarettes (E-cigarettes) as a Harm Reduction Strategy

The purpose of this study is to examine the feasibility of using e-cigarettes as a method for harm reduction and the effects of providing e-cigarettes (or placebo e-cigarettes) on smoking ...

Imaginator: a Pilot of a Brief Functional Imagery Training Intervention for Self-harm

Self-harm has substantial personal impacts as well as costs on the NHS. Around 13-17% of young people report experiences of self-harm. In Cambridgeshire, this is a significant issue with t...

Peer Leaders as HIV Risk Reduction Change Agents Among Injection Drug Users (IDUs) in Ukraine

Using a randomized clinical trial (RCT), this study is designed to assess the effectiveness of HIV risk-reduction interventions targeting injection drug users (IDUs) in three Ukraine oblas...

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The HAMS Harm Reduction Network, Inc

IP&MA, Inc

Since 1996, IP&MA has been assisting health care organizations and related industries prevent infectious and other adverse events. IP&MA's professionals have successfully worked with clients to: Dec...

San Francisco AIDS Foundation

San Francisco AIDS Foundation works to ensure the HIV epidemic ends in the same city where it began. By combining innovative, evidence-based programs for HIV prevention and care with bold policy initi...

Network Health

Since 1997, Network Health has provided Massachusetts residents with low and moderate incomes access to high-quality health care. Based in Medford, Mass., Network Health is a comp...

Network Health, LLC

Since 1997, Network Health has provided access to high-quality health care for Massachusetts residents with low and moderate incomes. Based in Medford, Mass., Network Health is a ...

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