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Acknowledgments

The National Institute on Drug Abuse wishes to thank the following individuals for their contributions to the development of this publication.

Robert J. Battjes, D.S.W.
Friends Research Institute, Inc.
Baltimore, Maryland

Robert Booth, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, Colorado

Sherry Deren, Ph.D.
NDRI, Inc.
New York, New York

Don C. Des Jarlais, Ph.D.
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, New York

Antonio L. Estrada, Ph.D.
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

T. Stephen Jones, M.D., M.P.H.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

Clyde B. McCoy, Ph.D.
University of Miami
School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

David Metzger, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rafaela R. Robles, Ed.D.
Addiction Technology Transfer Center
Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Salaam Semaan, Dr.P.H.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

Harry Simpson
Community Health Awareness Group
Detroit, Michigan

Merrill Singer, Ph.D.
Hispanic Health Council
Hartford, Connecticut

Wendee Wechsberg, Ph.D.
Research Triangle Institute
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Mark Williams, Ph.D.
University of Texas-Houston
Houston, Texas

This publication was prepared by Elizabeth Y. Lambert, M.Sc. and Helen K. Cesari, M.Sc. of NIDA's Center on AIDS and Other Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse; Richard H. Needle, Ph.D., chief of NIDA's Community Research Branch from 1992 to 1999; and Jack B. Stein, Ph.D., deputy director of NIDA's Office of Science Policy and Communications.

Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D., was the director of NIDA until November 30, 2001. We are grateful for his stewardship, support, and contributions to the development of this guide.

All materials in this volume are in the public domain and may be used or reproduced without permission from the Institute or the authors. Citation of the source is appreciated.

The U.S. Government does not endorse or favor any specific commercial product or company. Trade, proprietary, or company names appearing in this publication are used only because they are considered essential in the context of the studies described here.

The cover photograph is of a painting by Community Health Outreach Worker Craig Lasha. Called "Reaching Out: Preventing HIV/AIDS in Our Community," the painting depicts outreach workers talking to people on the streets of San Francisco's Tenderloin District. It was painted in 1989.

NIH Publication No. 02-4733 Printed March 2002

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