Counseling Diverse Populations

Common Health Concerns for Substance Using Clients with Infectious Diseases


Addiction & HIV and Other Blood Borne Pathogens

National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Webinar

With the rise in heroin use and the ongoing administration of drugs intravenously, it is important that clinicians and service providers understand the link between administration and use of drugs and the contraction and progression of infectious diseases. This webinar will help addiction professionals to identify infectious diseases, determine client risk for infection, educate clients about disease prevention and treatment options, and assist clients in obtaining appropriate medical and co-occurring substance abuse treatment.


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