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
State Strategies in Action: Building Relationships with Your State Medicaid Agency to Support Peer Services
Interrupting Stigma: A Conceptual Map Depicting Stigma Pathways & Intervening Strategies at the Intersection of HIV and Opioid Use Disorder
Big Ideas: Improving the Health of People Who Use Drugs and People in Recovery is Essential for Ending the HIV Epidemic
Syringe Services Programs: A Technical Package of Effective Strategies and Approaches for Planning, Design and Implementation
Webinar Companion Guide: Strengthening Systems of Care: Supporting People with HIV and Opioid Use Disorder following Incarceration
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.
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.