April Smith April Smith

    April is the director of organizational development for Harm Reduction, Abstinence and Moderation Support (HAMS), an international group founded by Kenneth Anderson that supports people in harm reduction approaches to their alcohol consumption. She has a master’s in Public Health from Thomas Jefferson University. She presented her thesis research on the experiences of LGBT people in traditional 12-step rehabs at the National Harm Reduction Conference in 2016.

    Alcohol Must Be Part of the Harm Reduction Conversation 

    Alcohol is our favorite recreational drug besides caffeine. According to SAMHSA’s National Survey on ...

    Deprogramming From AA—When a Fellowship Resembles a Cult

    Katherine was on the subway home from a meeting with her Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor ...