This publication describes the recent trends of drug overdose deaths in the United States (U.S.) and the benefits of adopting harm reduction approaches.
Resources and Tools
This document provides a quick overview of the federal discretionary funding programs that support essential aspects of the nation’s HIV response.
Achieving the goals of the Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Initiative depends on doing more to strengthen communities, reduce the harm associated with drug use, and prevent disease transmission.
Because of naloxone’s ability to reverse opioid overdose and its ease of use, by July 15, 2017, all 50 states and the District of Columbia had passed legislation to improve naloxone access, as one strategy to reduce opioid overdose morbidity and mortality.
This technical package, a collaborative effort between CDC and NASTAD, provides a broad framework as well as evidence-informed strategies and approaches to support the planning, design, implementation, and sustainability of new and existing syringe services programs (SSPs).