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Reducing meth use improves depression in people living with HIV

Reducing meth use improves depression in people living with HIV

, by Jeremy Prillwitz

Jeremy Prillwitz, MA, LAADC, explains the findings from a study of meth use and depression, and gives tips for people who want to manage, reduce or change their use. Read More

Strut evaluation report: More diversity, improved outcomes, and more room to grow

Strut evaluation report: More diversity, improved outcomes, and more room to grow

, by Jen Hecht, MPH

A new evaluation shows expanding services and more services provided to priority communities. But, improvements can be made in some areas. Read More

How an overdose prevention site will reduce public injecting

How an overdose prevention site will reduce public injecting

, by Emily Land

Overdose prevention sites reduce public injecting, discarded syringes, save cities money, and more. Read More

How to Booty Bump Better

How to Booty Bump Better

, by Jeremy Prillwitz

Substance use counselor Jeremy Prillwitz shares what we know about booty bumping, the risks and potential harms, and how to booty bump more safely. Read More

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

, by Emily Land

A small pilot study found that meth use may increase inflammatory activity in the rectal mucosa of both HIV-positive and HIV-negative men. Read More