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October 02, 2008

SFAF.org Podcast #41 - Gay men, abuse and trauma: Dr. Michael Siever on breaking the links to HIV and drug abuse

In this episode, Dr. Michael Siever, the Foundation's Director of Behavioral Health Sciences and the founder of the Stonewall Project, discusses the effects of abuse and trauma among gay men. Studies have shown that links exist between abuse and trauma and a greater potential for drug abuse and increased HIV risk behaviors.

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Dr. Michael Siever is a licensed psychologist with a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. He has a long history of community activism as a gay man living with HIV and as an advocate for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities with the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

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