In honor of the 2012 National Aids Conference, held in Washington D.C., the Office of National Drug Control Policy reaffirmed their collaborative efforts to prevent the use of intravenous drug use, the leading cause of HIV infection in the United States. The National Drug Control Strategy, which is essentially a map of the government’s efforts to squelch the devastating effects of drug use and sales in the United States, is championing the priority to focus on areas not historically emphasized in control policy: treatment, prevention, and recovery, as well as many other areas of concern.

Read the entire article here: A Collaborative Approach to Reduce Drug Use and Prevent HIV Transmission.