This month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), announced three funding opportunities to strengthen mental health and substance use systems and services for people with or affected by HIV:
Resources and Tools
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 publication, part of SAMHSA's Evidence Based Resource Guide series, addresses the co-occurrence of HIV and mental illness and/or SUD.
This article describes how the HIV testing window period is a challenge related to prescribing PrEP for people who inject drugs, and discusses current approaches and how data are needed to help guide best practices.