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New publications from SIG and colleagues explore how the overdose crisis disproportionately affects individuals in the criminal justice system, and how intimate partners can be a source of support; ART adherence in South Africa; and medical marijuana for vulvodynia.

How did a massive study that launched during COVID manage to continue work to tackle the overdose crisis? SIG interviewed two on-the-ground organizers of the HEALing Communities Study in Ulster County, one of the participating counties. Also, a remembrance of Adam C. Nadiak.

Congratulations to Dr. Dawn Goddard-Eckrich and Audrey Ward!

New publications from Drs. Brandy Henry, Dawn Goddard-Eckrich, Anindita Dasgupta, and colleagues

Researchers and scientists from the Social Intervention Group (SIG) and the Global Health Research Center of Central Asia (GHRCCA) are participating in multiple sessions at the 23rd International AIDS Conference.

Two SIG employees share their reflections on PRIDE, social justice, and Black Lives Matter.

CHOSEN lays out a plan for diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.

WINGS has been adapted globally, including in Kyrgyzstan, where a virtual conference was held with experts in gender-based violence prevention from 18 countries.

Dr. El-Bassel and SIG Leadership on Anti-Black Racism

Dr. Henry authored three recent publications on incarceration, adverse experiences, mental health, and substance use disorders.

Dr. Alissa Davis received the Junior Faculty Award for contributing to the diversity goals of the University by her research, teaching, and mentoring activities.

The Bridge study, wrapping up now, illustrates the importance of communities of practice and peer networks.

The Columbia University School of Social Work hosted an important panel on how stigma and racism impact individuals -- most recently, Asian-identified individuals -- during epidemics and pandemics.

Announce the launch of a campaign to increase the awareness of the importance of carrying naloxone (Narcan) to save lives, through the HEALing Communities Study.