Although alcohol and non-injected drugs do not directly expose you to another person’s blood, they can impair your judgment and cause you to take risks (especially during sex) that you might not otherwise take.
- Video: Preventing the Spread of HIV Through Injection Drug Use
- Video: Injection Drug Use and HIV Prevention
- Video: Crystal Methamphetamine and HIV: The Connection
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Drugs and Alcohol: Use or Chemical Dependence?
This Web site gives information about the relationship of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco to HIV and provides suggestions for people who wish to stop using any of these substances.
Injection Drug Use and HIV
Offers links to a variety of resources.
Drugs, Alcohol and HIV
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ guide answers questions about drugs, alcohol and HIV/AIDS and offers resource and contact information.
Substance abuse and Health Services Administration website
Several publications in different languages about HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.