VIDEO: Applying Lessons Learned From the HIV Epidemic to the Opioid Addiction Epidemic

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Destigmatization and collaboration are central to reaching those affected by these epidemics.

NEW ORLEANS — Outreach efforts focused on reaching those with HIV have application in the current opioid addiction epidemic, according to a presentation at IDWeek 2016.

In this video, Sarah Wakeman, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital discusses applying the models of outreach in the HIV community to those with opioid addiction.