Opioids

SAMHSA Urges Focus on Synergistic Epidemics of Substance Use Disorder, HIV, and Viral Hepatitis

Fighting the opioid crisis and other substance use disorders is a national priority at the highest levels of the Administration and in communities across the country. The Federal Government has mobilized to take action to…

APHA 2019 Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is now accepting abstracts for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo. The theme of the meeting is Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health. Authors are encouraged…

Blueprint: Harm Reduction Tools for MSM Who Use Crystal Meth

For the past year, Harm Reduction Coalition—in conjunction with project partners BEAM and The Counter Narrative Project have worked on developing “Blueprint,” a set of tools, including a report and risk-reduction guidelines aimed to better…

New Resource: CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Yesterday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through a partnership with the CDC Foundation and Oxford University Press published The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual. The manual serves as a definitive guide to investigating…

Report: Bringing Safer Consumption Spaces to the United States

AIDS United and Project Inform released a report examining current efforts to bring safer consumption spaces—protected places used for the hygienic consumption of pre-obtained drugs in a non-judgmental environment and under the supervision of trained staff—to…

Video: What is the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey?

Each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) releases the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), which provides the most recent surveillance data on health behaviors and experiences among high school students across the…