Substance Use & Addiction

Under Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program funding, substance abuse services (outpatient) are medical or other treatment and/or counseling to address substance abuse problems (i.e., alcohol and/or legal and illegal drugs) in an outpatient setting by a physician or under the supervision of a physician, or by other qualified personnel.

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Guidelines and Manuals

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC), University of Washington

    Online clinician training platform with evidence-based core competency training on HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, care, and key populations.

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)

    An evidence-based online curriculum for healthcare providers and trainers of health care providers on HIV/HCV co-infection among people of color.

Webinars and Training

Tools and Job Aids

Reports and Best Practices

Websites

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    Federal agency within HHS responsible for promotion of health and well-being of Americans. It houses large domestic and global programs in HIV surveillance and prevention, and is a major partner in the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative.

  • SAMHSA

    U.S. federal agency that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)

    HIV clinical training resources for the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) Program (e.g., library of tools by topic and populations, calendar of events, directory of AETCs, clinician consultation resources). Discover AETC EHE resources for clinicians.

  • National Clinician Consultation Center

    Healthcare providers can receive no-cost expert clinical consultation in HIV prevention & care, HCV treatment, and substance use management.

  • National Council for Behavioral Health

    Resources on integrating primary care with behavioral health services to better address mental health and substance use needs.

Technical Assistance

  • The central hub of the AETC Program, the clinical training arm of the RWHAP, through HIV curricula, technical support to regional AETCs on practice transformation and best practices, and housing of all AETC-developed tools for HIV clinical staff. Project period: 2019-2024.
  • SPNS-sponsored project to evaluate four evidence-informed behavioral health interventions and/or models of care to engage, link, and retain Black MSM with HIV in medical care and supportive services.
  • Clinician consultation on HCV management, HIV management, perinatal HIV/AIDS, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), post-exposure prophylaxis, substance use. Project period: 2016-2025.

  • The NHC provides ongoing, up-to-date information needed to meet the core competency knowledge for HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment and care to healthcare providers in the United States. Project period: 2020-2022.
  • The AETC Program offers clinician education and tailored capacity-building assistance. Project period: 2019-2024.
  • Initiative documenting best practice strategies and interventions that have been shown to improve HIV outcomes in a "real world" setting and can be replicated by other programs. Project period: 2021-2024.
  • Technical assistance across HIV and behavioral health/substance use service providers to enhance system-level coordination and networks of care among RWHAP recipients and other federal, state, and local entities. Project period: 2019-2022.

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