Over the Influence: The Harm Reduction Guide for Managing Drugs and Alcohol

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Guilford Publications, Nov 15, 2003 - Psychology - 328 pages
Provides a guide to harm reduction therapy, which calls for identifying and managing the underlying problem while maintaining an "acceptable" or functional level of substance use.

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Traditional substance abuse treatments focus on eliminating the substance of abuse or dependence and then identifying and managing the underlying problems. Harm reduction therapy, however, calls for ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

Patt Denning, PhD, is Director of Clinical Services and Training at the Harm Reduction Therapy Center, San Francisco. Widely recognized as an expert on drug treatment and dual diagnosis, she is one of the main developers of harm reduction psychotherapy. Her publications for professionals include Practicing Harm Reduction Psychotherapy.

Jeannie Little, LCSW, Executive Director of the Harm Reduction Therapy Center, is a licensed clinical social worker and certified group psychotherapist.

Adina Glickman, LCSW, is Assistant Director for Peer and Academic Support at Stanford University. A licensed clinical social worker, teacher, and writer, she maintains an independent therapy practice in the San Francisco Bay area.

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