Harm Reduction is a philosophy and set of strategies for working with people engaged in potentially harmful behaviors. The main objective is to reduce the potential dangers and health risks associated with such behaviors, even for those who are not willing or able to completely stop. Harm reduction uses a non-judgmental, holistic and individualized approach to support incremental change & increase the health and well-being of individuals and communities.
Harm Reduction Hawaii
Harm Reduction Hawaii (HRH) is committed to enhancing public health in Hawai’i through the promotion of methods and strategies based on the philosophy of harm reduction.
HRH is a coalition of individuals and agencies working toward the implementation of effective and respectful services to improve the health and well being of drug users and other marginalized people in Hawai’i.
Hawai’i Health & Harm Reduction Center
Reducing harm, promoting health, creating wellness, and fighting stigma in Hawai’i and the Pacific.
The Hawai’i Health & Harm Reduction Center (HHHRC) serves Hawai’i communities by reducing the harm and fighting the stigma of HIV, hepatitis, homelessness, substance use, mental illness, and poverty in our community. We focus our efforts on those disproportionately affected by social determinants of health, including but not limited to: people living with and/or affected by HIV, hepatitis, substance use, and the transgender, LGBQ and the Native Hawaiian communities. We foster health, wellness, and systemic change in Hawai’i and the Pacific through care services, advocacy, training, prevention, education, and capacity building.