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This is one of many ways that people who use drugs can engage in harm reduction during the coronavirus pandemic.
Yes! Here’s a snapshot of HIV providers responding to the new pandemic.
“Brave spaces” are needed, says Lamar Brown-Noguera of AIDS Project Worcester. Here’s how the group is adjusting to the COVID-19 crisis.
However, the overdose death rate resulting from synthetic opioids, especially fentanyl, rose between 2017 and 2018.
Novel coronavirus guidance for people who use drugs and for groups that provide syringe services.
What has happened since health experts identified an HIV cluster in Huntington, West Virginia, in 2018?
Teenagers are attempting suicide with opioids at increasing rates.
Federal judge rules in favor of nonprofit seeking to open the country’s first overdose prevention facility.
In that state, and across the nation, accidental overdose is the leading cause of death for people under 50.
Researchers believe that lack of economic opportunity drives an increase in opioid use among local residents.
Opioid use disorder is fueling a rise in youth hepatitis C cases and a stabilization of a long decline in HIV among people who use drugs.
The programs lower the transmission of HIV and hepatitis C, reduce overdoses and result in these other benefits.
The drug can quickly reverse opioid-driven overdoses.
Judge’s ruling may pave the way for opening the nation’s first supervised overdose prevention facility.
Two new interactive (and free!) databases offer maps, policies and much more, courtesy of amfAR.
The drug can quickly reverse an opioid overdose and prevent death.
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