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People living with HIV are meeting the accelerating challenges of the opioid epidemic.
Crystal methamphetamine continues to ensnare gay men, distorting their sex lives and increasing their HIV risk.
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.
West Virginia’s lawsuit against Janssen and others arrives amid a rise in HIV, hepatitis and overdose rates linked to the opioid crisis.
The White House strategy embraces syringe services, access to housing and naloxone as three science-based approaches.
People who were given buprenorphine while incarcerated were less likely to face rearrest and reconviction after release.
Now that the dam has broken, it may not be long before additional overdose prevention centers open around the country.
The number of people treated for hepatitis C hit a low point during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s unclear how many Black participants had health insurance or lived in places where needle exchanges are legal.
The funding, which also supports harm reduction, arrives from the NY attorney general’s settlements with opioid manufacturers.
The study results, from 2019, precede the surge of overdose deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A $6.6 million grant aims to integrate services for HIV, hepatitis B and C and substance misuse into primary care clinics across the state.
National Institutes of Health’s Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative is finding scientific solutions to address the opioid crisis.
Chronic pain is a fact of life for far too many people living with HIV. But new research aims to address it at its core.
Mobile clinics could be innovative strategy for expanding access to care and providing uninterrupted treatment for people who inject drugs.
The new HIV cases are linked to the opioid crisis and homelessness.
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