Practical Theorist 8 - Understanding the Link Between Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS

An estimated 1 million people in the United States are living with HIV/AIDS. In this country, annual reported AIDS cases peaked in 1993 at approximately 80,000. While declining steadily between 1993 and 1998, since 2001 the incidence of new AIDS cases has increased slightly each year, with approximately 42,500 new cases reported in 2004.