Alcohol and Drug Abuse Spells Trouble for HIV Patients
Article from VeryWell Mind by Buddy T
Buddy T writes, "With 31 percent of all HIV cases among men and 57 percent among women attributed to injection drug use, it is obvious that shooting illegal drugs increases the risk of contracting the AIDS virus. Drinking alcohol can also contribute to the spread and progression of the disease."
This article goes over the increased risk of contracting HIV during drug and alcohol use.