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Someone dies of an overdose about every 5 minutes, often as a result of fentanyl and meth. Drug use also spurs HIV and hepatitis outbreaks.
AIDS United spearheads the rebranded Harm Reduction Futures Fund to also prevent HIV, viral hepatitis and overdoses.
The White House strategy embraces syringe services, access to housing and naloxone as three science-based approaches.
AIDS United praises the White House for funding a PrEP program and the initiative to end HIV but notes where “there is still work to do.”
Updates on efforts to end viral hepatitis
President Biden outlined domestic policy priorities that directly impact people living with HIV.
Grants from the AIDS United Syringe Action Fund prioritize groups serving Black, Indigenous and other people of color.
A second New Jersey law makes it legal to possess a syringe, and a third just-signed law creates a review panel to study overdoses.
A novel tele–harm reduction approach helped people with HIV start treatment and achieve an undetectable viral load.
Now that the dam has broken, it may not be long before additional overdose prevention centers open around the country.
Visual AIDS commissioned the videos for Day With(out) Art. They star long-term survivors, Black female prisoners, a #Medstrike and more.
But Jesse Milan Jr. points out that the U.S. is the only major country not identifying sex workers as a priority population.
Six key practices for moving toward trans-centered services, offered during Transgender Awareness Week.
To fight drug overdoses, HIV and hepatitis, the Biden administration is endorsing harm reduction, including syringe services.
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