Teens, Drug Abuse, and AIDS: The Deadly Connection

First published 2004. To view the latest Heads Up content, click here.

According to a 2004 report from NIDA, behavior associated with drug abuse is now the single largest factor in the spread of HIV infection in the United States. Teens who abuse drugs face a risk of getting AIDS and passing it on. Get the facts about HIV, AIDS, hepatitis C, and the relationship between drug addiction and the spread of other diseases.

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