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Specific Populations: Alcohol and Other Substance Users

Alcohol and HIV/AIDS HTML

Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Issue of a National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) journal with articles about HIV/AIDS and alcohol use.

http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh333/toc33_3.htm

Alcohol and HIV/AIDS: Intertwining Stories HTML

Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Article about HIV/AIDS and alcohol use, including how alcohol use may affect HIV prevention and treatment.

http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/AA80/AA80.htm

Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner's Guide HTML

Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Guide designed to help health care professionals identify youth who may be at risk of alcohol-related problems.

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/YouthGuide

Drug Abuse and HIV HTML

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Research report that explores the link between drug abuse and HIV/AIDS and discusses treatment options, populations most at risk, and trends in HIV/AIDS and what to do to counter these trends.

http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/hivaids

Drugs and HIV - Learn the Link HTML

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Information geared to young people, teachers, and parents on the connection between HIV infection and drug abuse.

http://hiv.drugabuse.gov/#

Drugs, Alcohol, and HIV HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Information about how drugs and alcohol can affect the immune systems of people infected with HIV and how drugs and alcohol can interact with HIV medications.

http://www.hiv.va.gov/patient/alcohol-drugs/index.asp

Effects of Alcohol and HIV Infection on the Central Nervous System PDF (375 KB)

Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Article discussing the effects that heavy alcohol use and HIV infection have on the central nervous system.

http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh25-4/288-298.pdf

HIV and Substance Use in the United States

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information about HIV and substance use, including HIV prevention challenges among substance users, commonly used substances, and links to additional resources.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/behavior/substanceuse.html

HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse HTML

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Links to National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA's) featured publications on the link between HIV/AIDS and drug abuse, prevention of HIV transmission in drug-using populations, and other topics.

http://www.drugabuse.gov/DrugPages/HIV.html

How Can HIV Be Prevented and Treated in Drug-Using Populations?

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Information on research about how to treat and prevent HIV infection among people who use drugs.

http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/hivaids/how-can-hiv-be-prevented-treated-in-drug-using-populations

Innovative Programs for HIV Positive Substance Users HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Information on Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) programs developed to treat individuals with HIV infection and substance abuse issues.

http://hab.hrsa.gov/abouthab/special/substanceusers.html

Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse: HIV, Hepatitis, and Other Infectious Diseases HTML

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Information about how drug abuse can lead to infection with HIV, hepatitis, and other infectious diseases.

http://www.drugabuse.gov/consequences/hiv/#

MMWR: Integrated Prevention Services for HIV Infection, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis for Persons Who Use Drugs Illicitly: Summary Guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report that summarizes current guidelines or recommendations published by multiple agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the prevention and control of HIV infection, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB) for people who use drugs illicitly.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr6105a1.htm

MMWR: Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recommendations on HIV testing procedures for health care providers working in hospital emergency departments, urgent care clinics, inpatient services, substance abuse treatment clinics, public health clinics, community clinics, correctional health care facilities, and primary care settings.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5514a1.htm

NIDA DrugFacts: HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse: Intertwined Epidemics HTML

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Information about drug abuse and addiction and how it affects people with HIV/AIDS.

http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/hivaids-drug-abuse-intertwined-epidemics

NIDA for Teens HIV/AIDS Page HTML

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Information for adolescents about HIV/AIDS and drug abuse.

http://teens.drugabuse.gov/facts/facts_hiv1.php

Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS PDF (96 KB)

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Fact sheet about the significant effects of illicit drug use on HIV infection rates.

http://hab.hrsa.gov/abouthab/populations/substanceabusefacts.pdf