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Select findings and outcomes from CSAT's national HIV outreach program and its impact on female injecting drug users, crack users, and sex partners.


HIV Infect Women Conf. 1995 Feb 22-24;:P86. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

A profile of the sociodemographic characteristics, drug use patterns, and AIDS risk behaviors of women participants in an HIV outreach project in Hartford, Connecticut and a description of the services delivered and barriers encountered in assisting women to begin and sustain drug treatment--Merill Singer, Ph.D., Project Director, Hispanic Health Council, Hartford, Connecticut. The New York State perspective on CSAT's outreach projects to female IDUs, crack users and other women at high risk: successful outreach project components for women--Vernatta Chesimard, State Outreach Coordinator, New York, New York. The role of client gender in successful AIDS outreach intervention and followup--Marilyn Howell, Outreach Worker, Skid Row Medical Outreach Project, Los Angeles, California. In-Home HIV Counseling and Testing to Women in Public Housing and Appalachian Communities--Mary McKee, Project Coordinator, Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indianapolis, Indiana. Effective Outreach to Substance Abusing Latina Women at risk for HIV through implementation of culturally relevant techniques--Gloria J. Valenzuela, Program Coordinator, Project HACER, CODAC Behavioral Health Services, Tucson, Arizona.

Community-Institutional Relations *Crack Cocaine Female Human HIV Infections/DIAGNOSIS/*TRANSMISSION *Sexual Partners Substance Abuse, Intravenous/*COMPLICATIONS ABSTRACT


Information in this article was accurate in December 30, 1995. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.