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SAMHSA News - March/April 2005, Volume 13, Number 2

Screening Substance Abuse Clients for HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS: Is Your Adult Client at Risk?Because substance abuse is associated with the risk of HIV infection, screening for HIV/AIDS is recommended for clients receiving substance abuse treatment.

This pocket tool for substance abuse treatment providers—HIV/AIDS: Is Your Adult Client at Risk?—contains questions that may help identify what (if any) types of risky behavior a client may be engaging in as well as specific talking points to engage clients in a discussion about how to change or avoid such behaviors. NCADI No. MS965. End of Article

This publication is available from SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information. Call 1 (800) 729-6686 or 1 (800) 487-4889 TDD (for the hearing impaired), or visit www.samhsa.govEnd of Table

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