There is an emerging epidemic of HCV infection among young people who inject drugs. And growing evidence suggests that many of these youth started out using prescription opioids. On this page, you can learn more about the work of Hep C Task Force partners and find additional resources on this topic.

Information and Resources

Research & Presentations

Reports & Additional Information


Programs & Coalitions


Blood to Blood PSA : NYS DOH Campaign Targeting Youth. Video PSA & Printed Material available to order for free.

I Am the Face of Addiction. A powerful student PSA about the prescription drug and heroin epidemic. The face of today’s heroin addict is quite different from years ago. The national age of overdosing is between 18-25. The impact of Hep C is emerging.

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