Tuesday, Aug. 18 Webinar: Needle-borne Disease and Substance Abuse
Earlier this year, Indiana experienced an outbreak of HIV in one small rural community that was traced back to needle-sharing among individuals using and abusing prescription drugs. Public health experts warn that other communities could encounter outbreaks of HIV and hepatitis C given the rampant abuse of prescription drugs and heroin.
CSG's FREE eCademy webcast at 2 p.m. on Aug. 18 will explore lessons from Indiana's experience, policy options that states might pursue and the latest research on effective treatment of substance abuse.
The presenters are:
Rep. Ed Clere
Program director, New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council
Statehouse bureau chief, CNHI Indiana Newspapers
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Click here to register for the webcast.