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25 July 2010

Interventions to Reduce HIV Transmission Related to Injecting Drug Use in Pr...

via New Library Documents on 7/25/10

Individuals interested in the use of drug injection intervention programs in prisons to reduce HIV transmission will want to read this article. It offers suggestions on how your agency can effectively implement intervention programs that address drug injection use, thus impacting the spread of HIV through the prison population and eventually, upon the prisoners release back to the community, the transmission to the public. Sections of this article cover: drug dependence and injecting drug use among prisoners; HIV and HVC transmission resulting from drug use in prisons; strategies to address the risks associated with drug use; and mandatory drug testing programs (MDTs).

Posted via email from the Un-Official Southwestern PA Re-Entry Coalition Blog

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