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Syndemics of Opioid Use, HIV, Hepatitis and Mental Health Challenges

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Jun 27 2024, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST


Join this APHA webinar to learn about the co-occurring epidemics (syndemics) of opioid use, HIV, hepatitis, stress and mental health.

The effects of syndemics can interact to intensify the severity or progression of health outcomes. Understanding the complex interactions and inter-relatedness of syndemics allows public health workers to plan interventions to improve health outcomes and address health disparities.

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  • Tanya Saraiya, PhD, assistant professor in the department of clinical psychology, Rutgers University
  • David Perlman MD, professor of medicine, chief, infectious diseases, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

This webinar is presented by APHA's Intersectional Council Opioid Workgroup.