Title

An unhealthy relationship: HIV and co-morbid substance abuse disorders

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

10-14-2015

Institution/Department

Internal Medicine, Grand Rounds, Maine Medical Center, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

MeSH Headings

Comorbidity, Substance-Related Disorders, HIV Infections

Abstract

Learning objectives:

-Recognize the impact of stigma on this vulnerable population

-Review global epidemiology of substance use disorders (SUD), HIV, and related services for people who inject drugs (PWID)

-Understand morbidity and mortality associated with SUDs, HIV, and other co-morbidities

-Review overdose prevalence and prevention strategies

-Explore prevention and treatment services for patients with SUDs and HIV

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