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Latest by David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

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Saving the HIV/AIDS and Mental Health Training Resource Center

The Mental Health Care Provider Education in HIV/AIDS Program, which provides essential training has just been eliminated from the proposed 2018 federal budget and must be restored.

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Older Adults (Ages 50+)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Long-Term Survivors: There Are Solutions

Many long-term survivors of HIV remain locked in painful and disabling emotional states. But with awareness and treatment, PTSD need not create even more casualties among lives shaped by traumatic events.

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People Who Use Drugs

What a Chemsex Clinic in Paris Taught Me About Saving Drug Users' Lives

David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. admits he was a bit shocked by seeing rainbow-colored syringe packs, but asks, "Can we really afford not to utilize every tool we have to prevent HIV and HCV?"

New Clinical Resources: Mental Health Needs of People Aging With HIV/AIDS Img
Older Adults (Ages 50+)

New Clinical Resources: Mental Health Needs of People Aging With HIV/AIDS

Critically needed new resources for professionals are emerging -- an important step in the adaptation of the mental health workforce to meet the burgeoning needs of aging persons living with HIV/AIDS.

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PrEP Update: Hopeful Trends but Social Challenges Persist

In this review of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) data out of the Adherence 2015 conference, David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., touches on a variety of issues concerning the uptake and effectiveness of, barriers to, and facilitators for PrEP as a biomed...

Patching the Leaky Cascade: Report From the 2015 Adherence Conference -- A Blog Entry by David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. Img

Patching the Leaky Cascade: Report From the 2015 Adherence Conference -- A Blog Entry by David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., reports on the conference with the snappy moniker Adherence 2015, at which delegates shared a variety of promising findings and strategies for engaging those living with HIV who are not on treatment, have fallen out of...

Right Thing, Right Place, Right Time: Utilizing Data to Strengthen the Fight Against HIV -- A Blog Entry by David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. Img
News

Right Thing, Right Place, Right Time: Utilizing Data to Strengthen the Fight Against HIV -- A Blog Entry by David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

In light of limited funds and an uncontrolled epidemic among certain populations, the use of data to identify both individuals who are out of care and to match limited resources with high HIV burden locales is proving an effective means by which to s...

HIV-Positive Living With Purpose: A Blog Entry by David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. Img

HIV-Positive Living With Purpose: A Blog Entry by David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

No one raised their hand. Their faces conveyed bewilderment, as if the idea had never occurred to them. I was sitting in a circle of men living with HIV, a weekly group I lead where we delve into both the complications and skills inherent with living...

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PRO Men: A Bay Area Program Providing Reproductive Health Support for HIV-Positive Men

"Are you an HIV-positive man who has sex with women? You can have the sex life you want and the family you want," begins a flyer announcing a connections mixer at PRO Men (Positive Reproduction Options for Men), an innovative program of the Bay Area ...

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People Who Use Drugs

Meth Makes an Ominous Comeback Among Gay Men

There are many reasons why "tina" keeps roaring back as a party drug of choice for gay men of all ages in the U.S. David Fawcett, Ph.D., LCSW, brings us in for a closer look at what's going on and why -- as well as the impact meth use has on people's...