Injected drugs and HIV risk - Substance Abuse, part 3

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Abstract:

This one-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates people about the risk of HIV infection with use of injected drugs. It explains that a person can get HIV by sharing a needle or syringe from drug preparation and injecting equipment (known as works) with someone who is HIV-positive. It discusses other ways HIV can be spread, and the prevalence of Hepatitis B and C in people who have HIV, or are at risk of HIV infection. The document outlines safe practices with needles and works.

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
Country:
N/A
Population:
N/A
Keywords:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, HIV infections, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Needle sharing, Needles, Substance abuse, intravenous, Syringes
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/23/2017
Reviewed By:
HealthReach staff and Author/Agency

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Audio: Listen (MP3, 1.89 MB)