Eastern Regional Meeting (Regions 1, 2 & 3): Integrating Health Promotion Into Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Services for People Who Inject Drugs (PWID)
The workshop will present strategies to integrate HIV, hepatitis, and sexual health concerns into services for PWID. The session will focus on communication skills, assessment techniques, and building motivation among PWID to make healthier choices. Mr. Sacco will look at programmatic and clinical-level integration strategies and offer participants an opportunity to assess current service delivery models and develop a plan to enhance care. Mrs. Bell will introduce participants to resources and funding opportunities available through HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB).
James Sacco, MSW, LCSW, JBS International
Lillian Bell, MPH, Supervisory Public Health Analyst/Branch Chief for the Health Resources, Division of Community HIV/AIDS Programs, HAB, HRSA