Stimulant use and HIV risk behavior: the influence of peer support group participation.

@article{Lyons2006StimulantUA,
  title={Stimulant use and HIV risk behavior: the influence of peer support group participation.},
  author={Thomas Lyons and G. Roopa Krishna Chandra and Jerome Goldstein},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={
          461-73
        }
}
This study examines 12-step groups for recovery from methamphetamine and cocaine use that are attended by men having sex with men and the impact of attendance on HIV risk behavior. Participants in Crystal Meth Anonymous and other 12-step groups were interviewed up to 3 months since their last substance use. Sixty-two initial interviews, and ethnographic observations, were conducted. With entry into the program, mean reported sexual partners fell from around seven to one per month and the… CONTINUE READING
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