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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Individuals who have HIV who also use drugs experience increased age-matched morbidity and mortality in comparison with those with HIV who do not use drugs.
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.
This virtual session summary describes key takeaways from the August 2020 Let's Talk about SSPs as Essential Services conversation.
Developed as part of the Strengthening Systems of Care for People with HIV and Opioid Use Disorder project, this document contains brief descriptions of federal policy and systems changes due to coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) that relate to the HIV and substance use systems of care, along w
This document provides an overview of the SAMHSA State Opioid Response (SOR) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) TI-20-012 for fiscal year (FY) 2020, with a specific focus on incorporating strategies to address HIV/infectious diseases, harm reduction, and stimulant use.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) initiative Strengthening Systems of Care for People with HIV and Opioid Use Disorder.