4279.0 Special Issues In HIV and Substance Abuse

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 2:30 PM
This session will include an overview of state-of-the-art epidemiologic and behavioral research related to HIV among substance abusing individuals.
Session Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Describe current epidemiologic trends with regard to HIV infection among substance abusing individuals. 2. Describe the behavioral factors associated with continued HIV incidence among substance using individuals. 3. Describe the best practices for developing and implementing HIV prevention and care programs to substance abusing individuals.

Table 1
Sex Trading and HIV risk among Rural and Urban Drug Users in the South
William A. Zule, DrPH, Curtis Coomes, JD and Wendee M. Wechsberg, PhD
Table 2
HIV prevention service encounters and changes in needle sharing activity among Latino injection drug users: The case of La Voz (The Voice)
Lena Lundgren, PhD, Therese Fitzgerald, PhD, MSW, LCSW, Angela W. Walter, MSW and Nellie Kuilan
Table 5
Marijuana use, risky sexual behavior, and sexually transmitted diseases in African-American adolescent females
Jessica Sales, PhD, Ralph DiClemente, PhD, Colleen P. Crittenden Murray, DrPH, Gina M. Wingood, ScD MPH and Eve Rose, MSPH
Table 6
An assessment of the HIV prevention needs of injection drug users in Montana
Annie Sondag, PhD, Nancy Cunningham, PhD and Laura G. Dybdal, PhD
Table 7
Syringe deregulation: Are pharmacies reaching high-risk injectors?
Katherine Standish, BA, Shannon Blaney, MPH, Natalie Crawford, MPH and Crystal M. Fuller, PhD
Table 8
“Dopers” Talk about Needle Sharing: HIV/HCV Prevention at Syringe Exchange and Beyond
Linda Drach, MPH, Maureen H. Rumptz, PhD, Jessica Guernsey, MPH, Katy Pranian, BA, Julie Maher, PhD and Carol J. Casciato, BS
Table 9
Familias Unidas: A program of research aimed at preventing substance use and HIV risk behaviors in Hispanic youth
Guillermo Prado, PhD, Hilda Pantin, PhD, Shi Huang, PhD, Stephanie Donahue and Jose Szapocznik, PhD

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

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