Mental Health/Substance Use


Featured Articles

New Publication on Behavior Health Screenings in HIV Care Settings
Mental Health Screening: A Quick Reference Guide for HIV Primary Care Clinicians (updated June 2012)
Integrating Buprenorphine Therapy into HIV Primary Care Settings (PDF)
SAMHSA TIP Series - Treatment Improvement Protocols
Positively Golden: Advances in Aging with HIV
Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Human Immunodeficiency Virus
CID Oct 15 2011
Clinical and Behavioral Characteristics of Adults Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection — Medical Monitoring Project, United States, 2007 (PDF)
Mental Health AIDS: Summer 2011
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Volume 12, Issue 2 – Winter 2011
Mental Health and HIV Risk in Men Who Have Sex with Men (PDF)
New mental health AIDS on Complex HIV Prevention Interventions
Family History of Dementia Predicts Worse Neuropsych Function With HIV
First International Workshop on HIV and Aging, October 4-5, 2010, Baltimore
Tips for HIV clinicians working with Methamphetamine Users (PDF)
“Mental Health AIDS” Focuses on Existential Psychotherapy
Mental Health AIDS
NATAP: HIV May Affect Memory Performance
Therapy Recommendations for HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders—Reply

News Updates

Phone-delivered therapy reduces depression in people living with HIV
UGA Today | February 1, 2018
Psychiatric symptom burden in older people living with HIV with and without cognitive impairment: the UCSF HIV over 60 cohort study
AIDS Care 2017
Cognitive Impairment in a Clinical Setting
JAIDS: Jan 1 2018
Depression and living with HIV/Aids
Citizen | December 18, 2017
Motivational Interviewing-Based Brief Interventions May Prove Effective for HIV/AIDS, Substance ...
MD Magazine | December 13, 2017
HIV alters neuronal mitochondrial fission/fusion in the brain during HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders
Social stress induces neurovascular pathology promoting depression
Nature Neuroscience 20, 1752–1760 (2017)
A New Perspective on HIV: Long-term Health, Well-being, and Chronic Care
HIV Outcomes | November 2017
No change in cognitive function or brain structure in people taking effective HIV treatment for 2 years
aidsmap | November 13, 2017
What Does Our Past Tell Us About Our Future? The Essential Role of Psychologists in Fighting HIV
HIV.gov Blog | October 27, 2017
SAMHSA Awards $166 Million for HIV Prevention and Treatment
SAMHSA Newsroom | October 25, 2017
Cognitive trajectories over 4 years among HIV-infected women with optimal viral suppression
PubMed | October 10, 2017

We must tackle opioid problem before it leads to an AIDS epidemic

The Hill | September 19, 2017

2017 HIVMA of IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Chronic Pain in Patients Living With HIV

Oxford Academic | September 14, 2017

What is going on in gay men's lives when they acquire HIV?

aidsmap | September 8, 2017
Assessing depression's impact on neurocognitive performance in the NAMACO study
NATAP | August 8, 2017
More Depression, Worse Quality of Life in Transgender Women vs Men With HIV
9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017), July 23-26, 2017, Paris

Report on Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women

Target Center | July 27, 2017

At-risk alcohol use linked to lower ART adherence among people with HIV/AIDS

News-Medical.net | July 6, 2017

Nonprofit Battling AIDS Opens Mental Health Clinic In Chelsea

Patch.com | May 25, 2017

Psychological therapy critical in HIV/AIDS treatment

WeekendPost | April 24, 2017
Psychiatric Symptoms in Patients Receiving Dolutegravir
JAIDS |  Jan 20 2017

Many with Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests

Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds
HealthDay News | Jan. 19, 2017

How HIV/AIDS treatment affects the brain

Penn Current | December 15, 2016

Surgeon General Report on Substance Use Disorder

SurgeonGeneral.gov | December 2016
Cognitive function and depression in HIV-positive individuals and matched controls
Depression Adds to Mortality Risk With HIV in Large US Veterans Cohort
IDWeek 2016, October 26-30, 2016, New Orleans

Preventing HIV and AIDS takes Behavioral Research

MD Magazine | October 19, 2016

$12.3M Grant to Explore Links Between Alcohol, HIV and Health Issues

POZ | October 19, 2016

Mental health disorders common among people with HIV in British Columbia

aidsmap | October 18, 2016
Prevalence and Predictors of Substance Use Disorders Among HIV Care Enrollees in the United States
AIDS Behav. 2016 Oct 13

HIV: heavy alcohol use at any time linked to increased risk of all-cause mortality

Clinical Essentials from HIV Med | October 4, 2016

Depressed HIV survivors are more susceptible to heart attacks: Study

International Business Times, India Edition | August 26, 2016

Hepatitis, HIV patients more likely to commit suicide post hospitalisation

Hindustan Times | August 15, 2016
5 Signs of Common Mental Health Conditions
Depression and Substance Abuse
Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Addiction: 15 Ways to Unmask the Illnesses and Recover
Depression, Anxiety and ADHD: Improve Your Mood and Treat Symptom
6 Things to Know About Child Depression
How to Help Your Depressed Teenager
Coping with Depression at Work
10 Ways Employers Can Encourage a Healthy Work-Life Balance

10-year trajectories of depressive symptoms and risk of dementia: a population-based study

The Lancet | April 29, 2016

New HHS Guidance on Syringe Services Programs

AIDS.gov | March 29, 2016
Strategies to Help Substances Users Promote Transiently Better HIV Control
CROI, February 22-25, 2016, Boston

Assessing efficacy of a retention in care intervention among HIV patients with depression, anxiety, heavy alcohol consumption and illicit drug use

AIDS | Feb 2016

Treating HIV Immediately May Protect Against Cognitive Decline

AIDSmeds.com HIV/AIDS Treatment News | Jan 29, 2016

Mental Health and HIV/AIDS

Psychiatric Times | Jan 20, 2016

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