Effectiveness of take-home naloxone programs and availability of naloxone nasal spray in different jurisdictions

Danielle GiliauskasNews, People who use Drugs, Rapid Responses, Substance Use, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What is the evidence of the effectiveness of take-home naloxone programs and administration of naloxone by laypeople?
  • Which jurisdictions provide take-home naloxone programs?
  • What is the current availability of naloxone nasal spray in different jurisdictions?

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Interventions to reduce social isolation and loneliness among men who have sex with men

Danielle GiliauskasMen who Have Sex with Men, Mental Health, News, People Living with HIV, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized

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Questions

  •  What interventions have been helpful to reduce social isolation and loneliness among men who have sex with men?

 Key take-home messages

  • Social isolation and loneliness are significantly associated with all-cause mortality in the general population (1).
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Possible benefits of providing safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic

Danielle GiliauskasNews, People who use Drugs, Rapid Responses, Slider, Substance Use, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What are possible benefits of providing a safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic?

 Key take-home messages

  • Safe supply is an approach that focuses on saving

The risk of HIV among women after acquiring a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and considerations for their use of PrEP

Danielle GiliauskasCo-infections, News, PrEP, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Women*

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Questions

  • What is the current evidence among women in high-income countries regarding HIV risk after acquiring a sexually transmitted infection (STI)?
  • What does the evidence state regarding the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis

Sexualized drug use (chemsex and methamphetamine) and men who have sex with men

Danielle GiliauskasMen who Have Sex with Men, Mental Health, News, People Living with HIV, People who use Drugs, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Stigma, Substance Use, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What is the impact of sexualized drug use (specifically of chemsex and methamphetamine) on the health of men who have sex with men?
  • What are effective interventions and/or services that address chemsex and methamphetamine use among men