amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Opioid Epidemic/Drug Policy

The United States is in experiencing dramatic increases in the use of prescription and illicit opioid drugs. The amfAR policy office is committed to reducing the risk of acquiring HIV and hepatitis C, improving treatment outcomes, and advocating for harm reduction policies to improve outcomes for people who inject drugs. The policy office maintains a database of epidemiological, policy, and funding data on opioid use, HIV, and hepatitis C.