Published on December 1st, 2017 | from CAMH Education
CAMH Library: World AIDS Day 2017
By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library
It’s World AIDS Day. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to remember the worldwide challenge of HIV/AIDS. The 2017 is Everybody Counts. See below for a selection of resources for combatting HIV/AIDS in behavioural health.
Evidence For Action: Effectiveness of Community Based Outreach in Preventing HIV/AIDS Among Injection Drug Users
From the World Health Organization
- Includes a lit review of community-based strategies, along with specific prevention strategies.
Access at http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/prev_care/
HIV/AIDS and Mental Health: Final Report of the 7th International Policy Dialogue
From Health Canada
- Includes information on comorbidity of HIV/AIDS in behavioural health populations, along with information combatting stigma and promising practices for treatment and prevention.
Access at http://publications.gc.ca/collections/
Search for HIV/AIDS information from Canada’s Mental Health and Addiction Network
Access at https://www.porticonetwork.ca/
Population-Specific HIV/AIDS Status Report: People Living with HIV/AIDS
From the Public Health Agency of Canada
- A series of reports on HIV/AIDS in specific populations in Canada. Includes information to aid with policy and program planning.
Access at https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/
Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS among Drug Using Populations: A Global Perspective
From the International AIDS Society and NIDA AIDS Research Program
- Addresses numerous issues, including HIV treatment in prison and substance abuse treatment as HIV prevention.
Access at https://www.drugabuse.gov/sites/default/