Harm reduction parenting

Harm reduction focuses on reducing negative consequences associated with drug misuse.

It does not attempt to minimize or ignore harm and dangers associated with drug misuse but instead accepts that drug use and addiction are conditions that are part of our culture. In short, harm reduction could be considered a shame reduction strategy because it acknowledges that the person is using and accepts that it is the way it is for now and meets drug users where they are.

The question is, could we integrate the harm-reduction ideas into a parenting style?

An example of harm reduction parenting would be … Read more...