Infectious Disease

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…

Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism, 2019

One lesson from recent events is that emergencies happen. And happen often. From disease outbreaks to natural disasters to man-made crises, the stakes are high: Americans face serious health risks and even death with increasing…

Toward Understanding the Interplay of Environmental Stressors, Infectious Disease, and Human Health

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is holding a free workshop on January 15-16, 2019. Toward Understanding the Interplay of Environmental Stressors, Infectious Disease, and Human Health will examine emerging research findings on the…

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…