Opportunities to Improve Opioid Use Disorder and Infectious Disease Services: Integrating Responses to a Dual Epidemic

Opioid use disorder (OUD) and infectious diseases are intertwined epidemics. In the 1980s, it was realized that human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) could be transmitted via injection drug use. Today, infectious diseases related to opioid use disorder include HIV and hepatitis A, B, and C viruses, as well as bacterial, fungal, and other infections. To reduce the harm of these epidemics, changes must be made to policy and health care practice.

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CHIME Opioid Action Center

710 Avis Drive, Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

 

Phone: 1.734.665.0000

 

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