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Brief Description

Drug abuse and addiction have been inextricably linked with HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic. The link has to do with heightened risk—both of contracting and transmitting HIV and of worsening its consequences. Learn more

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Past information on many drugs of abuse is available on our Archives site.

This page was last updated December 2012