In fact, injection drug users account for 1 in 10 HIV diagnoses. Reduce your chances of becoming HIV positive when you seek recovery.
According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics, addiction affects over 9.5 million adults in the U.S. The use of drugs, especially intravenous drugs (IV drugs), can put a person more at risk for contracting infections and diseases. When sharing or using used needles, the risk of contracting HIV increases.