Tag: Substance Use Disorder

HIV & SUD with Alixe Dittmore

HIV & SUD with Alixe Dittmore

The Getting2U (G2U) crew get the chat with subject matter expert, Alixe Dittmore from the National Harm Reduction Coalition based in New York City about HIV and Substance Use Disorder (SUD).

The team’s Hot Topic discussion centered around an article from U.S. News about a Colorado school district’s struggles for allowing Narcan to be at their schools, following the overdose of a 13-year-old student. For more information on the topic click here.

Alixe Dittmore answered a thorough list of questions all aimed at Connecticut’s current SUD climate and how it impacts the HIV community. She addressed various best practices for frontline workers and medical providers, specifically highlighting numerous resources for professionals to use to best serve their clients, which are listed below. If you would like to contact Alixe regarding professional trainings at your agency or place of work, Alixe can be reached at Dittmore@HarmReduction.org.

For medical providers looking to earn CME Credit for tuning in, please click here to be directed to our CME page where you’ll find every podcast episode and their post-test to complete under Content & Tests.

If you have a topic you’d like us to discuss or just want to share your feedback, please feel free to email us at CTAETC@yale.edu.

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