In recent years, the gap in the rate of opioid overdoses among Black and white Americans has narrowed significantly, with increases in Black mortality driven in part by the addition of synthetic opioids to other drugs.
Resources and Tools
There are so many factors that impact adherence and health outcomes. During this Connecting Care podcast, Drs. Alex Walley, Jessica Taylor, and Sim Kimmel discuss HIV prevention and treatment among people who inject drugs.
This technical package, a collaborative effort between CDC and NASTAD, provides a broad framework as well as evidence-informed strategies and approaches to support the planning, design, implementation, and sustainability of new and existing syringe services programs (SSPs).
This publication, part of SAMHSA's Evidence Based Resource Guide series, addresses the co-occurrence of HIV and mental illness and/or SUD.
This virtual session summary describes key takeaways from the August 2020 Let's Talk about SSPs as Essential Services conversation.
This toolkit from the city of Boston, MA aims to facilitate the expansion of harm reduction services, and “help build a culture of harm reduction” in the city.