Language is foundational to how we understand and interact with ourselves and others. Unclear language can lead to confusion and inefficiencies, while stigmatizing and prejudicial language leads to harmful practices and dehumanizes people.
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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.
In response to an increased risk of overdose, several communities in the U.S. are considering establishing spaces for people to use substances safely.
The growing opioid crisis across the United States has resulted in an increase in new HIV diagnoses.
This document describes the critical role that peers have in developing and delivering care for people with HIV and OUD and how a state’s Medicaid program can serve as an essential fiscal resource in supporting peer services.
For Boston Health Care for the Homeless nurse Megan Sonderegger, providing client-centered care means literally meeting her clients where they are.
COVID-19 has changed the way society operates in countless ways. During our inaugural podcast, our team of addiction specialists and HIV providers, Drs.