HIV and Opioid Use in Nevada and California

In the first of a two-part series, we explore the impact of the opioid epidemic on HIV and other health conditions in California and Nevada. This brief outlines the intersections between the HIV and opioid epidemics in two heavily impacted western states: California and Nevada. The opioid crisis, which is driven largely by the misuse of prescription and synthetic opioids and illicit substances, such as heroin and illegally manufactured fentanyl, directly impacts public health efforts to reduce HIV transmission.


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