4305.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 8:30 PM-10:00 PM

Patterns and Progress in Syringe Exchange

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Sherry Deren
8:30 PMReadiness for Drug Abuse Treatment among Attenders and Non-Attenders of a Needle Exchange Program
Leigh Ainslie Henderson, PhD, David Vlahov, PhD, Steffanie A. Strathdee, PhD
8:48 PMAssessing readiness to enter drug abuse treatment among participants at a syringe exchange program
David C. Perlman, MD, Chau Trinh, MS, Leslie Horn, MPH, Ann Nugent, MS, Patricia Friedmann, MS, Nadim Salomon, MD, Don C. Des Jarlais, PhD
9:06 PMNeedle exchange as a harm reduction strategy for young IDUs
Susan L Bailey, PhD, Dezheng Huo, MPH, Lawrence J Ouellet, PhD
9:24 PMHealth care utilization among Baltimore needle exchange participants
Elise D. Riley, MPH, David Vlahov, PhD, Albert W. Wu, MD, MPH, Peter Beilenson, MD, MPH, Richard E. Chaisson, MD, MPH
9:42 PMSecondary syringe exchange providers as indigenous HIV prevention workers
Brian R. Edlin, MD, Jennifer Lorvick, Donald Gann, Jon Paul Hammond, Robert E. Thawley, Ricky N. Bluthenthal, PhD, Susan M. Kegeles, PhD
Sponsor:Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Cosponsors:HIV/AIDS SPIG; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA