Articles in this supplement focus on the global opioid crisis, including coverage of harm reduction approaches, health justice promotion, and lessons learned.
Resources and Tools
In Los Angeles, New York, Houston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., a National Institutes of Health funded clinical trial, known as INTEGRA, is evaluating the efficacy of delivering integrated HIV and substance use disorder care via mobile clinics.
In May, the New England AIDS Education Training Center (NEAETC) published a set of pages dedicated to providing information about and resources for HIV and HIV-related topics.
Clinicians can now access up-to-date evidence-based office-based addiction treatment recommendations for treating opioid use disorder (OUD) on a smartphone app.
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.