SAMHSA Dear Colleague Letter on Hepatitis
May 8, 2012.
HIV Rapid Testing in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs Blending Initiative
The HIV Rapid Testing Blending Products include: Video interviews with researchers, treatment providers, executive directors, and clients about the value of Onsite Rapid HIV Testing. A Fact Sheet that provides details about the urgent need to provide routine onsite HIV testing and substantive information about the NIDA Study. A Web Guide that provides testing and other implementation resources.
The website can be accesed at http://www.attcnetwork.org/explore/priorityareas/science/blendinginitiative/rapidtesting/hivrapidtest.asp
SAMHSA Advisory - Rapid HIV Testing in Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities
Fall 2011, Volume 10, Issue 4
PDF available here for download <click here…> (620KB, 8pp)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) New Hope for Stopping HIV - Testing and Medical Care Save Lives
Released December 2011.
The document is available online <click here…>
AIDS.gov Frequently Asked Questions on HIV/AIDS
This government website offers FAQs related to basic HIV/AIDS information, testing, prevention and education, treatment and care, research, and funding opportunities.
The FAQs are available online <click here…>
AIDSinfo Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms - 6th Edition
Released December 2008.
The glossary contains 170 new and updated terms, definitions, and abbreviations related to HIV/AIDS. AIDSinfo is a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
PDF available here for download <click here…> (655KB, 180pp)
CSAT/SAMHSA Summary Report of The Hepatitis A and B Vaccination Initiative: Determining the Feasibility of Enhancing Immunization to Individuals in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs Who are at High Risk for Severe Liver Disease
Released September 2007.
PDF available for download <click here…> (2.33KB, 72pp)
100 Q & A on HIV/AIDS
New York State Department of Health. Released February 2008.
PDF available for download <click here…> (1.0MB, 52pp)
Hepatitis C: A Diagnosable & Treatable Disease CE Workbook
New York State OASAS. Released April 2007.
PDF available for download <click here…> (9.2MB, 138pp)
CSAT - Hepatitis in Opioid Addiction Treatment - Medical Management of Hepatitis Infection and Pharmacologic Therapy for Substance Abuse
Draft Released 2006.
PDF available for download <click here…> (2.32KB, 127pp)
NIDA Research Report – HIV/AIDS
Released March 2006.
This Research Report is designed to highlight the state of the science and raise awareness of the linkages between drug abuse and HIV/AIDS.
PDF available here for download <click here…> (771KB, 8pp)
AASLD PRACTICE GUIDELINE - Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Hepatitis C
By Doris B. Strader, Teresa Wright, David L. Thomas and Leonard B. Seeff.
PDF available here for download <click here…> (328KB, 25pp)
Addiction Treatment Forum, Liver Disease in MMT: Treatment & Transplant – Parts 1-4
Stewart B. Leavitt, MA, PhD, Editor
Part 1 : Critical Concerns (Vol 10, No. 4, Fall 2001)
Part 2 : Hepatitis C - A "Giant Silent Killer" (Vol.11, No. 1, Winter 2002)
Part 3: MMT Clinics' Roles in HCV Therapy (Vol. 11, No. 2, Spring 2002)
Part 4: Hope for Liver Transplantation (Vol. 11, No. 3, Summer 2002)
Survey Results - Liver Disease Fate (Vol. 11, No. 2, Spring 2002)
PDF available here for download <click here…> (244KB,16pp)
NIH: Management of Hepatitis C: 2002
NIH Consensus Development Conference Statement - Final, August 26, 2002
PDF available here for download <click here…> (310KB, 44pp)
CDC IDU/HIV Prevention – Methadone Maintenance Treatment Fact Sheet
Released February 2002.
PDF available here for download <click here…> (103KB, 4pp)