Yale University

CIRA Convenes Work Session

CIRA hosted 27 visitors from the U.S. and Canada at the Center's third working meeting on the Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure held at Yale on April 7-8, 2016.

In the Spotlight

Local Advocate and CIRA Affiliate Receives White House Recognition For Heroin Epidemic Work

Shawn Lang, a respected advocate on the issues of HIV and AIDS, remembers getting an email recently saying she had been nominated for White House recognition for the work she's done to address the heroin and opioid epidemic.But the surprise, she said, came when she found out she was among 10 people...

Heroin Use in Connecticut's Suburbs

Drug use in Connecticut’s suburbs and rural towns has risen dramatically over the last 20 years and opioids and heroin overdoses are now at epidemic levels, Professor Robert Heimer told assembled students, faculty and staff at the Yale School of Public Health on Thursday.In a recently completed...