HIV Prevention Among Drug Users:
A Resource Book for Community Planners & Program Managers
Key Questions for HIV Prevention Planners and Program
The following key questions
related to PART 1 may be helpful in guiding prevention planners and
program managers to obtain information on how to design, implement,
and set priorities among programs for drug users and their sex partners.
How would you assess the local community's attitude
toward drug use?
Who are the major drug treatment providers in
your community and what kinds of services do they provide?
Do local or state-funded drug treatment programs
provide HIV prevention education for their clients and, if so, what
do these programs consist of?
Have local or state drug use surveys or other
types of research been conducted within your community to determine
the nature and extent of local drug use?
How might the goals of local drug treatment
providers reinforce or conflict with those of HIV prevention efforts?
How might drug treatment providers be involved
in the HIV Prevention Community Planning process?
How might state and local corrections systems
agency representatives be involved in the HIV Prevention Community
How might state and local alcohol and drug agency
representatives be involved in the HIV Prevention Community Planning
Is a member of the Community Epidemiology Work
Group (CEWG) conducting research in your area?