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Harm Reduction Quiz

Please choose the word or words that best complete the following statement: Harm reduction incorporates a spectrum of strategies from _________, to managed use, to abstinence.
Harm reduction is consumer-centered, taking into account the needs articulated by the consumer and avoiding _________.
Harm reduction strategies are best used ___________.
The best practices of harm reduction, in the context of accessing and maintaining housing, balance the practice of harm reduction between the needs of the individual, family, _________, and organization.
Included in the best practices of harm reduction, in the context of improving and maintaining one’s health, are clarifying consequences of choices, both positive and negative, as well as acknowledging that change is hard and ambivalence ___________.
The incorporation of harm reduction practices into the organization is supported by the articulation of solid harm reduction __________.
Many harm reduction strategies can be applied to high-risk behaviors other than drug use.
Harm reduction and abstinence are not congruent goals.

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