Reducing AIDS and Substance Abuse Risk Factors Among Homeless, HIV-Infected, Drug-Using Persons

@article{Lewis2000ReducingAA,
  title={Reducing AIDS and Substance Abuse Risk Factors Among Homeless, HIV-Infected, Drug-Using Persons},
  author={J. R. Lewis and David P. Boyle and L. Starling Lewis and Maestro Evans},
  journal={Research on Social Work Practice},
  year={2000},
  volume={10},
  pages={15 - 33}
}
Objective: The impact of a comprehensive HIV education, housing support, and 12-step recovery program in a day treatment program for homeless persons infected with HIV was studied. Method: Participants' knowledge of HIV and substance abuse risk factors was assessed for a group of new clients and for a group of clients enrolled for 3 months using an author-developed questionnaire. Continuation of high-risk sexual and substance use behaviors was assessed using the approach. Success in maintaining… 
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