Counseling Diverse Populations
Drug Abuse and HIV – Research Report Series
National Institute on Drug Abuse. National Institute of Health. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (July 2012)
Cost Effectiveness of Screening Strategies for Early Identification of HIV and HCV Infection in Injection Drug Users
Cipriano, L.E., et al. PLoS ONE, Volume 7 Number 9. Funded by National Institute of Drug Abuse. (September 2012)
Tools for Building Culturally Competent HIV Prevention Programs, Chapter 3
Tools for Building Culturally Competent HIV Prevention Programs contains a variety of well-informed, evidence-based approaches to HIV prevention programs. It offers all the tools practitioners need to launch an effective prevention program: from identifying program goals and objectives, to developing program models, to recruiting and retaining staff, and finally to conducting evaluations and reporting results. All material is filtered through a cultural perspective and methods are tailored to specific racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.
HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse: Intertwined Epidemics – DrugFacts
National Institute on Drug Abuse. National Institute of Health. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (May 2012)
Contribution of Substance Use Disorders on HIV Treatment Outcomes and Antiretroviral Medication Adherence Among HIV-infected Persons Entering Jail
Chitsaz, E., Meyer, J. P., Krishnan, A., Springer, S. A., Marcus, R., Zaller, N., Altice, F. L. et. al. U.S. National Institute of Health. U.S. National Library of Medicine. (2013)
Living with HIV and Dying with AIDS : Diversity, Inequality and Human Rights in the Global Pandemic (Routledge. 2013)
Doyal brings together findings from a wide range of empirical studies spanning the social sciences to explore experiences of HIV positive people across the world. This will illustrate how the disease is physically manifested and psychologically internalized by individuals in diverse ways depending on the biological, social, cultural and economic circumstances in which they find themselves.
The Current “State of Affairs”
National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Webinar
This webinar will present the latest information regarding HIV, specifically: facts, prevention, signs, symptoms, testing, treatment and medication regimes. There will also be a brief discussion about HIV/AIDS amongst the aging population, as well as African Americans, Latinos, gay men, women and the newly diagnosed. We will also discuss current myths that surround HIV/AIDS.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Programs provides extensive information, resources and tools related to HIV/AIDS.