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The Damien Center in Indianapolis adds clean syringes to its harm reduction, HIV and hepatitis C efforts.
Over 94,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. last year. New York activists urge the new governor to OK overdose prevention centers.
AIDS United urges us to learn the lessons from HIV outbreaks fueled by injection drug use.
A surge in West Virginia HIV cases linked to injection drug use spurred the CDC to recommend solutions, including hepatitis C testing.
Last year, more people than ever died of overdoses in the U.S. Now is the time to #SaveOasis Drop-in Center. The fight isn’t over!
The appropriations committee laid out increases in HIV funding for housing, syringe services, health care training and more.
Despite a surge in HIV cases linked to injection drug use, the syringe exchange regulations were to take effect July 9.
How can AIDS United create and elevate events that meet the needs of its syringe service program in the Midwest?
Injection drug use fueled the 2015 HIV outbreak in Indiana. We must learn from it and protect syringe service programs.
Syringe service programs are one of the most impactful tools we have to end HIV, viral hepatitis and overdose syndemics.
The Scott County syringe program was associated with a substantial drop in new HIV cases since its legalization.
Plus: Specific steps the Biden-Harris Administration can take to support those with HIV and end the epidemic.
“While this represents just eight new cases…we need to understand [this] so we can implement prevention tactics.”
Some of the federal funds in West Virginia will address the link between opioid misuse and HIV and hepatitis.
HIV, hepatitis and opioids take a toll on West Virginia. $2.4 million in federal aid arrives amid battles over syringe exchanges.
The advocacy grants allow groups in Indiana and Oklahoma to expand services including HIV, hepatitis C and syringe exchange programs.
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