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The Holistic Health Recovery Program for HIV-positive drug users(HHRP+)

HHRP+ is dedicated to Harm Reduction, Health Promotion, and Improved Quality of Life for HIV-positive injection drug user

HHRP+ Client Workbook

This short workbook, available here in pdf format, is suitable for use by clients attending the HHRP+ groups

Click here to download the workbook

Client Version of the complete HHRP+ manual

This 12-chapter manual is suitable for use by individuals with HIV disease who are addicted to drugs. It was developed for use by patients in treatment for addiction in conjunction with appropriate medical and psychiatric care, and covers all material provided in the HHRP+ group therapy treatment manual for health care providers in a style that is readily understood regardless of level of education. Specifically it utilizes cognitive remediation strategies(e.g., multimodal presentation of material) to facilitate acquisition and retention of new harm reduction skills and to increase motivation for behavior change.

To download the entire Client Version of the HHRP+ manual, click on the pdf files below. Note: separate pdf files are provided for each chapter in order to reduce file size; however, they may still take several minutes to download when using a modem.

pdf files

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Cover Page for Client Version of HHRP+
Table of Contents and HHRP+ overview
Chapter 1: Reaching your goals
Chapter 2: Reducing the harm of injection drug use
Chapter 3: Sexual harm reduction with latex
Chapter 4: Negotiating harm reduction w/partners
Chapter 5: Preventing relapse to risky behavior
Chapter 6: Health care participation
Chapter 7: Healthy lifestyle choices
Chapter 8: Introduction to the 12 Steps
Chapter 9: Overcoming stigma
Chapter 10: Motivation for change: Overcoming helplessness
Chapter 11: Moving beyond grief
Chapter 12: Healthy social relationships and activities

Click here for a link to the downloadable HHRP+ Group Therapy Treatment Manual (for HIV-positive drug users)

Click here for a link to the downloadable HHRP Group Therapy Treatment Manual (for HIV-undifferentiated drug users)

Click here for a link to the downloadable HHRP Client Workbook (for HIV-serostatus undifferentiated)