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Harm Reduction and Opioid Epidemic Research: Introduction

This guide is meant aid in research of opioids, the opioid epidemic, and current work to reduce harm. It is meant for audiences from freshman non-medical students, to graduate medical students.

What Are Opioids and What Can Reduce Harm

More about Opioids

According to the CDC, opioids are a class of drugs, learn more about that on the CDC's website here.

Looking for Information about Opioid Abuse and Addiction? You will find information about that on MedlinePlus here.

What is Harm Reduction?

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