Human rights abuses and suicidal ideation among male injecting drug users in Delhi, India.

@article{Sarin2011HumanRA,
  title={Human rights abuses and suicidal ideation among male injecting drug users in Delhi, India.},
  author={Enisha Sarin and L. P. Samson and Michael D Sweat and Chris Beyrer},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          161-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Human rights abuses, denial of care, police surveillance, and violence directed at IDUs have been found to impact HIV prevention efforts due to decreased attendance in harm reduction programs. The association of mental health status with rights abuses has not been examined extensively among drug users. In India, drug control laws are often in conflict with harm reduction policies, thus increasing the likelihood of rights abuses against IDUs. The purpose of this study was to describe… CONTINUE READING
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