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
This guide offers considerations for how state agency staff can develop and maintain an accessible, HIV and opioid use disorder (OUD) service inventory. This guide can be used by state agency HIV and OUD staff to:
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 document describes the critical role that peers have in developing and delivering care for people with HIV and OUD and how a state’s Medicaid program can serve as an essential fiscal resource in supporting peer services.
This tool aims to assist HIV primary care teams that work in a range of clinical settings to develop and provide enhanced integration of behavioral health (BH) services.
This month’s Connecting Care episode discusses the impact of structural racism at the intersection of HIV and OUD care and opportunities to think outside of the box to effect change.
This report analyzes the issues and trends underlying the syndemics of HIV, SUD, and viral hepatitis in West Virginia.
For Boston Health Care for the Homeless nurse Megan Sonderegger, providing client-centered care means literally meeting her clients where they are.
The HIV and OUD Service and Funding Matrices Template supports state health departments in identifying opportunities for enhanced coordination between HIV and OUD funding and service provision.