10-26-2017 - Harm Reduction Treatment -

Harm Reduction for the Holidays: Free, 4-Session Group

Special brews, specialty cocktails, and the open bar at office parties can make the holidays seem like an obstacle course. Alcohol and other drugs also…

10-26-2017 - Media & Newsletters -

Over the Influence: An Interview with Patt Denning

Dr. Patt Denning talks to The Addictions Newsletter, published by American Psychological Association Division 50, about  harm reduction, treatment, and the newly released book, Over the Influence,…

07-31-2017 - Media & Newsletters -


Hear Patt Denning and Jeannie Little discuss their new book Over the Influence, as well as the current state of drug treatment, with Stanton Peele. bit.ly/2u1MReC

05-23-2017 - Professional Articles - Tags:

NEW! Over the Influence, 2nd Edition

The Harm Reduction Guide to Controlling Your Drug and Alcohol Use … completely revised and updated.  Including data, charts, and user-friendly worksheets Over the Influence…

08-05-2016 - Professional Articles -

Working to Reduce HIV Risk among Persons Who Actively Use Substances

Webinar with Patt Denning, PhD. This webinar introduces participants to the principles and fundamental clinical interventions of harm reduction psychotherapy (HRP). As an integrated, biopsychosocial…

01-27-2016 - Harm Reduction Treatment -

The Opposite Of Addiction Is Not Sobriety – It Is Human Connection by Johann Hari

“It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned, and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been…

12-17-2015 - Harm Reduction Treatment -

The Office Holiday Party: An Interview with Dr. Patt Denning on “Morning Edition”

Dr. Patt Denning was interviewed on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition program. You can listen to the full story on KQED Public Radio, click here…

12-03-2015 - Professional Articles -

Under the Harm Reduction Umbrella, Part 3

In the concluding article of the Harm Reduction Umbrella series, Jeannie Little and Patt Denning review several complex cases where treatment demanded client-specific and flexible…

11-20-2015 - Professional Articles -

Under the Harm Reduction Umbrella, Part 2

For the next two weeks, Professional Voices on The Fix: Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up is proud to offer a two-part concluding article to the…

11-18-2015 - Media & Newsletters -

Letter from the Executive Director: Jeannie Little, LCSW

We were very happy to spend a day last month with Johann Hari, author of Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the…