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Hepatitis C is Curable

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Have You Ever Injected Drugs?
What You Need to Know About Hepatitis C

Current or past injection drug use puts you at high risk for hepatitis C infection. But there is good news for those who are infected: New treatments are available that cure most people—even injection drug users. This video provides important information on your risk for Hepatitis C, getting tested, and—if you're infected—getting cured.

Patient Resources

Getting Off Right: A Safety Manual for Injection Drug Users.

The Harm Reduction Coalition has produced a compilation of unbiased medical facts, injection techniques, and common sense, with the goal of reducing harm and promoting individual and community health.

Hepatitis C and Injection Drug Use.

The CDC is a division within the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. This webpage provides concise information regarding HCV risk, transmission, and prevention in people who inject drugs.

Hepatitis C FAQs for the Public.

The CDC is a division within the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. This patient-directed website addresses basics across the HCV clinical continuum. 

HepatitisC.net.

HepatitisC.net is a website for people living with HCV that offers education, tools, and resources. Articles are written by people living with or cured of HCV, patient advocates, and medical providers. 

The Body Pro: Spotlight Center on Hepatitis C.

Hepatitis C Prevention for People Who Inject Drugs, 2016. This article provides real-world best practices for preventing HCV infection.

Pill-Reminder Smartphone Apps (Free)

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Medisafe Pill Reminder, RX & Medicine Tracker

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Relevant Resources

PrEP for Your Patients’ Needs

The PCPs Role in Preventing HIV

BRIDGE HCV

Building Bridges to Reach People Who Inject Drugs With the Goal to Eliminate HCV

Value-Based HIV Formularies

Optimizing Use of Clinical Evidence & Pharmacoeconomic Models in Managed Care

Targeting NASH

Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Real-World Issues in HIV Prevention & Treatment

The Critical Role of the Community Pharmacist