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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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Jeanne Strausman
Chief Medical Librarian
NYIT/College of Osteopathic Medicine
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