Treatment for drug users is unlikely to receive sufficient resources to expand to the level of treatment need.
Moreover, there is indication that a substantial minority of injection drug users have never initiated needed treatment in spite of long histories of injecting drugs.
Given the potential for that population to contract and spread AIDS, it is important that we explore street-based treatment alternatives derived from findings regarding the efficacy of outbreach/intervention programs.
Those programs were found both to reduce drug-taking behaviors of injecting drug users and to prepare those users for clienthood.
Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Voie intraveineuse, Facteur risque, Prise risque, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Prévention, Santé mentale, Organisation santé, Traitement, Environnement social, Contexte, Homme, Suivi malade
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Intravenous administration, Risk factor, Risk taking, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Prevention, Mental health, Public health organization, Treatment, Social environment, Context, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0042298
Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 09/06/1995.