Contextual factors that contribute to HIV risk reduction among out-of-treatment substance users
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Identify the multiple levels of HIV risk for out-of –treatment substance users. Describe the contextual factors that contribute to the reduction of high risk for HIV behaviors. Discuss how increased access drug use treatment services can influence drug use related risk reduction. Formulate ideas for prevention strategies tailored to address sexual risk reduction among drug users.
Keyword(s): Drug Use, HIV Risk Behavior
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked in the field of addiction services for over 30 years and I have participated in research projects involving treatment approaches for drug users, access disparities, and HIV risks among out of treatment drug users.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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