This resource describes how state health departments and other public health organizations can partner with people with HIV and/or who use(d) drugs in programmatic and policy making processes and evaluation.
Resources and Tools
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.
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 webinar companion guide provides information for the January 2021 Strengthening Systems of Care: Supporting People with HIV and Opioid Use Disorder following Incarceration webinar.
This webinar describes systemic barriers faced by patients with HIV and substance use disorders, and discusses steps providers can take to decrease these barriers and support integration of behavioral health and HIV public health interventions.
Keywords: HIV, substance use