Druglink article 1990 – Reaching the hard to reach by Tim Rhodes, Janet Holland, Richard Hartnoll, Ann Johnson and Sara Jones

Outreach strategies in the USA, Netherlands and UK tend either to be treatment oriented or to aim for safer injecting. These should be seen as complementary objectives both capable of reducing HIV transmission. Providing services ‘on the street’ rather than back at the agency and employing ex-users both reduce the physical and ideological gap between the user and the service, and as such are likely to improve service uptake.

Reaching the hard to reach (PDF)