How are drug use and HIV related? - Substance Abuse, part 1

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Abstract:

This one-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates people about the role of drugs in the spread of HIV. It explains how people who inject drugs can get HIV, and how they can transmit it to those with whom they use drugs, and their sexual partners. It discusses how drug use can affect a person's ability to make safe choices, and participate in behaviors that can increase their risk for HIV infection. The document outlines health risks associated with drug use by those who already have HIV.

Author(s):
Healthy Roads Media
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
N/A
Translation Review:
N/A
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Keywords:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, HIV infections, Immune system, Sexual partners, Sexually transmitted diseases, Substance abuse, intravenous
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/23/2017
Reviewed By:
HealthReach staff and Author/Agency

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