- Reducing Barriers to Hepatitis C Treatment among Drug Users: An Integrated Hepatitis C Peer Education and Support Program
- Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
- Johns Hopkins University Press
- Volume 25, Number 2, May 2014
- pp. 652-662
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This report describes an innovative HCV Peer Educator Program that facilitates education, support, and engagement in HCV treatment among patients in an opioid treatment program. Integrating peer educators in a collaborative manner with close supervision holds promise as a model to reduce barriers to HCV treatment among drug users.