Access to safe and reliable housing has an enormous influence on a person’s health outcomes and ability to meet their needs.
Resources and Tools
Harm Reduction Hacks is a comprehensive microsite and resource to guide organizations developing new and/or existing syringe services programs in program design, implementation, and organizational sustainability.
A collision of drug criminalization, inadequate and discriminatory housing policies, and insufficient mental health and substance use care services has fostered open drug scene encampments in communities around the world.
Throughout our Connecting Care podcast series, we’ve focused on different communities of adults with HIV and/or substance use disorders (SUDs). One population we haven’t yet covered is the adolescent and young adult population.
Methadone can be a life-changing treatment option for people with opioid use disorder. However, a number of federal and state regulations and logistical requirements can inhibit a person’s ability to start and/or maintain methadone treatment.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights statute that was enacted in 1990 to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination by employers, state and local government, and public-serving entities.
Building on last month’s episode about providing HIV and substance use care for people who are incarcerated, this month the Boston Medical Center Team talks with Dr.
Navigating the HIV and substance use systems of care presents a number of unique challenges, many of which can become more complex depending on a person’s housing, employment, mental health, or economic situation.
This guide offers considerations for how state agency staff can develop and maintain an accessible, HIV and opioid use disorder (OUD) service inventory. This guide can be used by state agency HIV and OUD staff to:
In response to an increased risk of overdose, several communities in the U.S. are considering establishing spaces for people to use substances safely.