Recovery Science and Harm Reduction Reading Group

/ June 2021: Harm Reduction for adolescents and young adults

June 2021: Harm Reduction for adolescents and young adults

June 17, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Join us to discuss the work of Anita Krug, Mikaela Hildebrand & Nina Sun. 

Community consultations held in 14 countries examined barriers to accessing comprehensive services in young adults who had experienced injecting drugs before the age of 18. The findings presented in this paper provide a rare insight into the lived experiences of young people who inject drugs and the challenges they face in accessing harm reduction services.

Krug, A., Hildebrand, M. and Sun, N. (2015), “We don’t need services. We have no problems”: exploring the experiences of young people who inject drugs in accessing harm reduction services. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 18: 19442. https://doi.org/10.7448/IAS.18.2.19442.