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Four Pillars Approach

The Four Pillars approach is recognized internationally as an effective way to address the harms associated with substance use. It uses the four pillars of Prevention, Harm Reduction, Enforcement, and Treatment to form a balanced, solid foundation on which to build a comprehensive community drug strategy.

PARN has long adopted this framework and is actively engaged with two local drug strategies:

For more information about the Four Pillars model and to see what your community is engaged in locally, click the the two Drug Strategies links above.