HIV, Harm Reduction, and Youth Engagement

Sponsor: National Alliance for HIV Education and Workforce Development

This session is part of NAHEWD’s national webinar series Bridging HIV and SUD: Innovations in the Field. The series will highlight various innovative models and approaches to treating substance use disorder (SUD) in people at risk for and living with HIV. This training will provide an updated lens on the current state of HIV and substance use in the United States. We will discuss rates of HIV amongst people who use drugs (PWUD) and what unique factors impact health outcomes for them. Guidelines for prevention and meaningful engagement surrounding risk reduction for PWUD will be discussed as well as a focus on engaging youth who are living with HIV and youth engaging in substance use.

1. Attendees should be able to identify three HIV risk reduction strategies tailored for people who use drugs.

2. Attendees should be able to discuss current HIV health disparities among people who use drugs.

3. Attendees should be able to discuss what meaningful engagement looks like in their differing settings.

4. Attendees should be able to identify three things surrounding HIV and Substance Use that particularly impact youth.

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Event Details

February 2, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm