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Building on last month’s episode about providing HIV and substance use care for people who are incarcerated, this month the Boston Medical Center Team talks with Dr.
Navigating the HIV and substance use systems of care presents a number of unique challenges, many of which can become more complex depending on a person’s housing, employment, mental health, or economic situation.
In response to an increased risk of overdose, several communities in the U.S. are considering establishing spaces for people to use substances safely.
The growing opioid crisis across the United States has resulted in an increase in new HIV diagnoses.
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 newly released national strategy confronts the rising rates of opioid and non-opioid related fatal overdoses.
This month’s Connecting Care episode is the second in a two-part series about treatment for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) among people with opioid use disorder.
This Advisory offers guidance to providers and administrators in SUD treatment programs on screening clients for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C infections, as well as action steps for the treatment and support of clients with a viral hepatitis infection and a SUD.
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