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SP-15-005 Individual Grant Awards 2015HIV CBI
|Award Number||Organization||Grantee State Sort descending||City||Funding amount|
|1 H79 SP021266-01||
The Health Services Center (HSC) will provide substance abuse/HIV/Viral Hepatitis C prevention (SAP/HIVP/VH) program for young adults (18-24) at risk for substance abuse (SA), HIV infection and VH, particularly young adults of color on college campuses and communities of color. The project will provide brief individual level contacts annually, including community distribution of 7,500 pieces of prevention material annually. Project IMPACT will deliver the RESPECT intervention, providing prevention services that are individually tailored to the unique life issues facing young adults.
|1 H79 SP021166-01||
The purpose of Project Your Story is to build sustainable, high-capacity community prevention infrastructure in Tucson/Pima County, AZ to prevent and reduce substance use, HIV and Hepatitis transmission by reaching Latino, Native American and LGBTQ young people ages 13 - 24. The SAAF goal is to serve 1,230 individuals per year and a total of 6,150 through the 5-year funding period.
|1 H79 SP021132-01||
The purpose of Project ASAP is to serve as a capacity building initiative project for substance abuse (SA), HIV and viral hepatitis (VH) prevention services that will serve a focus population of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) young adults (ages 18-24), who identify as men who have sex with men (MSM) and live in San Francisco County and Santa Clara County. An estimated 1000 individuals (200 annually) will be reached through outreach and 400 individuals (80 annually) through interventions and testing.
|1 H79 SP021140-01||
Project SAGE is a community-based mental health program that integrates holistic, culturally-appropriate care for urban American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth and young adults with or at high risk for Substance Abuse disorders and HIV in the San Francisco Bay Area. Project SAGE's goal is to expand capacity to provide integrated, holistic, culturally appropriate, evidence-based substance abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services; subsequently preventing and reducing the onset of substance abuse and the transmission of HIV/AIDS for at-risk AI/AN youth and young adults ages 13-24 located in NAHC's community.
|1 H79 SP021146-01||
Proyecto Nuevo Dia/Project New Day (PND) will offer a variety of substance abuse prevention services coupled with HIV/VH prevention services to improve behavioral health and clinical outcomes for racial/ethnic minority individuals including Hispanic or Latinos, African Americans, gays, bisexuals, lesbians, and transgendered individuals. PND will expand prevention services for youth and young adults (13-24 years old) with substance use disorders that are at high risk for or living with HIV/AIDS.
|1 H79 SP021278-01||
The purpose of the YMC Project is to reduce the spread of HIV and to reduce/eliminate substance abuse in YMSM of color (13-24 years old), including those in college, via the development of a Youth Service Provider Network (YSPN), HIV/viral hepatitis testing, VH vaccination, and the implementation of two HIV/SA prevention focused evidence-based practices (Community PROMISE and Communities That Care (CTC)). The project will also include direct linkages to HIV primary care, mental health treatment, and other prevention and care services.
|1 H79 SP021285-01||
The purpose of the Regents project is to expand capacity for delivering evidence-based approaches to substance abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention, engage UCSF psychiatric nurse practitioner students and Larkin Street Youth Services staff in ongoing training efforts as part of a clinic, and conduct a performance evaluation documenting the impact of this effort. The Regents anticipate activity to include: (1) screening; (2) psychiatric case management; and (3) implementation of an evidence-based Street Smart group intervention. The population of focus is over 3,450 homeless and marginally housed youth (ages 13-24) in San Francisco.
|1 H79 SP021299-01||
The purpose of the Future Project is to implement integrated substance abuse prevention and treatment, HIV and viral hepatitis prevention and testing, and comprehensive behavioral health and supportive services for high-risk young people of color between the ages of 13 and 24 living in Alameda County, California, the vast majority of whom are African American. The project will implement a youth-centered model of project development and implementation which incorporates education and awareness programs, youth-generated outreach events, extensive social media components, and mobile HIV and viral hepatitis testing services in nontraditional settings.
|1 H79 SP021300-01||
The goal of Project SAFE-LA is to develop the infrastructure and capacity necessary for a system of integrated HIV and substance abuse, HIV and Viral Hepatitis prevention services for the greater East Los Angeles community. Our project brings together stakeholders from the health services sector, as well as two minority (Latino) serving colleges to build a stronger and culturally intelligent prevention system. Additionally, direct and indirect drug and HIV prevention services will be provided to Latino youth in 2 local high schools and on 2 local college campuses.
|1 H79 SP021315-01||
The purpose of the YouthLink project is to combine education and awareness programs, social marketing campaigns, various evidence-based interventions, and HIV and Viral Hepatitis testing services for Latino and African-American MSM and transgender high risk young adults ages 18-24, in order to reduce new HIV infections, increase access to care, reduce disparities and achieve a coordinated response. The APEB will reach young adult African-American and Latino MSM and transgender each year.
|1 H79 SP021316-01||
KIR project will enhance and expand its existing efforts to comprehensively address needs related to SA, HIV/AIDS, and viral hepatitis education and prevention among African American and Latino youth (18-24; transgender (M2F); men who have sex with men; female sex workers; and male injection drug users) transitioning out of LA County Jails and back into their communities.
|1 H79 SP021212-01||
The purpose of the D.I.C.E. Lives project as an adapted version of the evidence-based intervention-Project TND (Towards No Drug Abuse), is to provide services to 568 high-risk African American and Latino young men (18-24 years), including men who have sex with men (MSM) living in Los Angeles County. The APLA anticipates the following activity: (1) through outreach, recruit high risk young men to participate in D.I.C.E. Lives program activities; (2) provide HIV counseling and testing to young men participating in D.I.C.E. Lives program activities; (3) provide screening for viral hepatitis; (4) and develop and implement a media campaign in the metro system as a key environmental strategy.
|1 H79 SP021222-01||
The purpose of the SKILL project is to serve at-risk youth predominately ages 13-17 in San Francisco and Alameda Counties (California), with an emphasis on low-income youth of color. HIFY will build their program around Street SMART, a multi-session skills-building program based on social learning theory that is designed to help participants reduce unprotected sex, number of sex partners, and substance use. HIFY will provide youth tools to resist homophobia, transphobia, sexism, racism and HIV-related stigma through an anti-oppression approach.
|1 H79 SP021233-01||
The purpose of the "California American Indian Substance Abuse and HIV Capacity Building Initiative" is to create systems-level changes through building and strengthening the capacity of California tribes and tribal health programs to implement effective practices and policies, resulting in policy, systems and environmental change. These efforts are aimed at the prevention of new HIV and viral hepatitis infections and reducing transmission among AIAN youth aged 13-24. An estimated 400 people will be served annually, for a five year total of 2,000.
|1 H79 SP021172-01||
The proposed 5 year program - Empoderate Capacity Building - will develop and deliver high-quality and accessible evidence-based substance abuse, HIV and viral hepatitis prevention services for high-risk and HIV positive immigrant Latino young adults. The program will have a specific focus on young adult Latino men who have sex with men (YLMSM) and young adult Latina transgender women (YLTG) ages 18-24 in Washington D.C. and will expand services into suburban Maryland. La Clinica will reach YLMSM and YLTG through a culturally and linguistically appropriate social marketing campaign to prevent and reduce SA and HIV/VH transmission. SA, HIV and VH screening, counseling, testing and referral services will be provided for YLMSM and YLTG women ages 18-24 from the D.C. metro area at the Empoderate Youth Center.
|1 H79 SP021200-01||
BCCS proposes to create a comprehensive prevention campaign which offers peer-delivered education, awareness, and prevention programming aimed at reducing the risk of substance use and abuse, HIV and Hepatitis, as well as adverse social behaviors among at-risk racial/ethnic minority, youth and young adults ages 13 to 24 residing in Delaware. The BCCS Program will serve individuals through social media, community based events, and through curriculum-based approaches. In addition, the program will maintain youth and young adult members through the youth and young adult leadership coalition.
|1 H79 SP021239-01||
Switchboard of Miami, and our Florida Memorial University (FMU) and health services and health planning partners, propose to implement Project PROTECT in Miami Gardens to reduce SA/HIV/VH health disparities among racial/ethnic minority 18-24 year olds. Project PROTECT will integrate and implement the evidence-based PROMISE and the NREPP Challenging
|1 H79 SP021134-01||
The purpose of the FoundCare's Capacity Building Initiative is to increase the capacity to offer HIV and substance abuse prevention services in Palm Beach County, Florida. The CBI project will target low income high-risk minority youth aged 18 to 24 in two targeted communities in Palm Beach County, Florida. FoundCare anticipates implementing the PROMISE intervention (Peers Reaching Out and Modeling Intervention Strategies), an evidenced-based HIV and substance abuse prevention intervention that utilizes volunteer peer educators to engage members of the target population.
|FL||WEST PALM BEACH||$283,875|
|1 H79 SP021270-01||
The Substance-abuse, HIV Assessment & Prevention Education (SHAPE) Program's goal is to build capacity for HIV, viral Hepatitis and substance abuse prevention services for the population of focus (Young Adults18-24 years of all sexual orientations/gender identities) in minority communities in Escambia Co. LCI anticipates using VOICES, CCAA EBIs in conjunction with SA/HIV/STD/VH education; providing Rapid HIV Testing services and rapid HCV testing to all HIV testing participants who are also assessed to be at high-risk for Hepatitis infection; they will also provide Street Outreach Brief Intervention services.
|1 H79 SP021153-01||
The purpose of Project STYLE is to facilitate a comprehensive, integrated substance abuse, HIV and Viral Hepatitis prevention program for Miami- Dade minority youth and young adults, ages 13-24. The program will use evidence-based practices, environmental strategies and community outreach to create culturally responsive and accessible prevention services. The Village South anticipates it will annually (over the life of the grant) provide several EBIs, namely, PRIME for Life, RESPECT, CLEAR, CTL, and also train peer advocates and conduct cyber outreach to the minority youth and young adults.
|1 H79 SP021281-01||
RRHS proposes the Health-Educated Youth (HEY!) project, a Capacity Building Initiative for Substance Abuse, HIV and Viral Hepatitis (VH) Prevention Services for black males and females, ages 13 to 24, in the Jacksonville/Duval County urban core and surrounding areas. The goals of the HEY! project are to: reduce new HIV, viral hepatitis and other sexually transmitted diseases among high-risk youth and young adults; increase access to care and improve health outcomes for young people living with HIV and VH; reduce HIV-related disparities and health inequities; reduce substance abuse among high risk youth and young adults; and increase community capacity and enhance systems development in the planning and coordination of HIV/VH/SA prevention efforts.
|1 H79 SP021160-01||
The "FIU/M-DCPS Partnership for Preventing Health Risks among Youth" will provide a solid foundation for delivering sustainable, high quality, accessible, state of the science substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, and viral hepatitis (VH) prevention services to Hispanic youth in Miami- Dade. The population of focus is Hispanic Miami-Dade Public Schools (M-DCPS) students attending the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. Our unique demography is ideally suited for an HIV CBI project that will yield meaningful and substantial prevention effects, will narrow service gaps and reduce health disparities in substance abuse, HIV, and VH among Hispanic youth.
|1 H79 SP021298-01||
The purpose of the Young Minds Project is to prevent and reduce the onset of substance abuse and transmission of HIV/VH among high risk populations in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties among racial and ethnic minority youth and young adults, ages 13-24, including African American, Hispanic, MSM and transgender populations in need of substance abuse treatment; HIV positive, and VH positive. The Metro goal is to serve 13-17 and 18-24 years old individuals.
|1 H79 SP021304-01||
Pinellas County Ex-Offender Re-Entry Coalition, Inc. (PERC) in partnership with Help-Us Help-U, Inc. will serve youth and young adults, ages 13 to 24 in Pinellas County, who are at high risk for substance abuse. The program will target communities with a high percentage of African Americans, high poverty rates, and high crime. The outcomes of the program include a reduction in substance abuse among participants, and participants who complete the Say It Straight (SIS) program will report an increased intention to avoid substance abuse and risky behaviors on post-survey. The program will also increase the number of persons in the target population tested for HIV and Viral Hepatitis by 50% over the baseline.
|1 H79 SP021240-01||
The purpose of RCA, Inc. HIV CBI project is to conduct an array of activities targeted to Fulton and DeKalb Counties (Greater Atlanta) in Georgia. The goal is to build a solid foundation for delivering and sustaining quality and accessible state of the science substance abuse and HIV prevention services to reduce risks of substance abuse and HIV infection and transmission throughout greater Atlanta. RCA's population of focus includes racial and ethnic minority young adults, primarily African American MSM and heterosexual African American men and women ages 18-24 who are substance users or who have characteristics or engage in other activities that put them at high risk for substance abuse and HIV.
|1 H79 SP021255-01||
The purpose of the MSM: HIV Capacity Building Initiative (HIV CBI) is to build local capacity for delivering and sustaining evidence-based substance abuse and HIV prevention services for the population of focus in the rural and metropolitan communities. The Health Promotion Resource Center in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at MSM, proposes to implement the Initiative in two rural counties (Lamar and Meriwether) and one metropolitan county (Spalding) in Georgia's LaGrange Public Health District. Over the five-year project period, the MSM: HIV CBI will provide prevention information, educational workshops, HIV testing and counseling for adolescents and young adults, ages 13 to 24.
|1 H79 SP021149-01||
The purpose of RAPP is to build capacity in metro Atlanta to provide HIV and substance abuse prevention services to racial and ethnic minority youth and young adults 13 to 24 at risk for or struggling with substance abuse and who are at risk for or living with HIV at multiple delivery sites throughout the region through HIV testing, viral hepatitis (VH) screening/vaccinations, and evidence-based prevention strategies. The subpopulation of focus will be African American and Latino individuals; gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM); transgender individuals; and persons with low socioeconomic status.
|1 H79 SP021214-01||
The purpose of the L-Act Prevention Project is to expand and enhance capacity to provide culturally competent substance abuse services, viral hepatitis (VH), and HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI) prevention services for Latino men ages 13-24. The subpopulations of focus include: gay, bisexual and transgender men, as well as those with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS. The catchment areas are the City of Chicago with a focus on communities with a high percentage of Latino residents. PRCC anticipates providing outreach services, including condom distribution; HIV testing and counseling using the RESPECT intervention, with some also receiving Hepatitis testing and referral services; and delivering the Mpowerment and the Many Men Many Voices (3MW) intervention.
|1 H79 SP021203-01||
The purpose of CCPE project is to build a solid foundation for delivering and sustaining quality, comprehensive, culturally sensitive, age appropriate evidence-based services that will prevent and/or reduce the onset of SA and HIV/AIDS in Monroe County, Indiana. Centerstone will implement three evidence-based, multi-cultural curricula, Say It Straight, Lead & Seed, and RESPECT. CCPE key activities will include: conducting a comprehensive community needs assessment; developing a data-driven strategic plan; mobilizing and building capacity; implementing environmental prevention intervention strategies; providing outreach and prevention education; implementing HIV/VH testing and linkage services; and assessing performance.
|1 H79 SP021309-01||
The purpose of Enhancing Community Connections Project is to reduce the risk of substance abuse and HIV among Black/African American youth and young adults ages 13-24 in Louisville, Kentucky. COPES expects to provide individual level programming to up to 450 participants across five years. The project will implement a combination of evidence-based community level (environmental) and individual level preventive interventions including Creating Lasting Family Connections (CLFC) Curriculum.
|1 H79 SP021244-01||
The purpose of Project YES! is to enhance local capacity and mobilize community resources in order to provide comprehensive substance abuse and HIV prevention strategies that support racial/ethnic minority adolescents (ages 13-17) and young adults (ages 18-24), including MSM youth in the catchment area. The goals of Project YES! are to: 1) Increase access to care and improve SA/HIV and VH health outcomes for at-risk minority adolescents and young adults; and 2) Reduce HIV and VH infection and prevent the onset of SA among at-risk minority adolescents and young adults.
|1 H79 SP021126-01||
Wayside Youth & Family Support Network's Youth & Young Adult Action Project (YAYA), will utilize SAMHSA's Strategic Prevention Framework to expand upon their strong network of stakeholders in Somerville and Cambridge MA, as well as the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMB) to prevent and reduce the onset of substance abuse and transmission of HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis among at-risk racial and ethnic minority youth and young adults. Emphasis will be on reaching Haitian, Latino, Black/African American and LGBTQ residents, ages 13-24, including minority college students over the life of the grant.
|1 H79 SP021130-01||
The proposed Healthy ME prevention project, targets both youth and transition age youth ages 13-24 in Malden and Everett, MA. They will target African American, Latino, and foreign born youth at high risk for substance use and HIV/VH. Over the course of the project they will enroll at risk youth in evidence based direct prevention group services that will educate them about SA/HIV/VH; enable them to examine attitudes and consequences; provide refusal and resiliency skills and other life skills.
|1 H79 SP021253-01||
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL-MIMH) will deliver a 6-week integrated substance abuse, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis prevention intervention to African American youth ages 13-24 in St. Louis City and County. The intervention will serve a total of 960 participants across the lifetime of the project. The project is also designed to promote positive prevention messages and to change community norms via the social marketing campaigns. The proposed prevention intervention is replicated from two UMSL-MIMH SAMHSA-funded programs- Girls Holla Back! and FACE-UP (Families and Communities Empowered-Understanding Prevention).
|1 H79 SP021236-01||
The purpose of Project ARK is to implement a range of substance abuse and HIV prevention interventions (including Many Men, Many Voices; Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET); and Mpowerment) to prevent or reduce the onset of substance abuse and decrease HIV/AIDS transmission among African American Young Men who have Sex with Men (YMSM) in the St. Louis MSA who are at disproportionate risk for HIV infection in the region.
|1 H79 SP021157-01||
Project C.O.P.E. at Montclair State University, with the support of Passaic County Community College and Rutgers University, seeks to develop and coordinate comprehensive evidence-based, community-based substance abuse, HIV, and VH prevention services targeting underserved and at-risk African American and Hispanic individuals (adolescents, 13-18 and young adults 19-24), including LGBTQ and MSM in the city of Paterson, New Jersey.
|1 H79 SP021237-01||
The purpose of the Healthy Choices project is to engage community stakeholders and deliver sustainable substance abuse and HIV prevention services to at-risk communities of young African-American and Latino men who have sex with men (YMSM of color) ages 18-24 who reside across all five boroughs of New York City. GMHC will utilize the "Communities That Care" evidence-based intervention to guide its leadership of a coalition to directly engage YMSM of color each year and over the project's lifetime in interventions, including HIV and viral hepatitis testing and counseling, individual and group counseling, community-building and healthy relationship-building opportunities, and the "Safety Counts" evidence-based intervention.
|1 H79 SP021242-01||
The purpose of the SAMHSA CBI Project is to build the capacity of the Brooklyn community, specifically the Flatbush area, to address the needs of substance abusing youth. The BAC anticipates delivering HIV testing, VH testing, and PrEP/PEP education to high risk youth connecting all individuals testing positive to care. The BAC will deliver the All Stars evidence based intervention to their target population.
|1 H79 SP021247-01||
Project Aspire will integrate evidence-based substance abuse (SA) and HIV/Viral Hepatitis (VH) prevention intervention, onsite HIV/VH testing, and onsite SA assessment, referral, and counseling services into Equinox's existing Youth Outreach Center. The Project will serve at risk minority youth, ages 13 to 24, in Albany, NY. It is expected that that the youth will participate in engagement activities and receive information about HIV/VH testing. Youth will participate in the Say It Straight prevention over 5 years.
|1 H79 SP021137-01||
The AIDS Council of Northeastern New York dba Alliance for Positive Health's (AFPH) Real Talk program proposes to build upon its delivery of quality, accessible substance abuse, HIV, Viral hepatitis, and STI prevention services. The program will serve Black/African American and Latino youth ages 13-17 living in the cities of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, NY who are engaged in, or at risk of engaging in, risky, sexual and SA behaviors. The project goals include: reducing SA, HIV, VH, and STI rates among the target population; increasing youth ability to make informed, healthy decisions; increasing positive community norms around testing and risk reduction; increasing youth access to services; and increasing the capacity of AFPH and partner agencies to close service gaps in the catchment area.
|1 H79 SP021258-01||
Diaspora proposes to implement a substance use and HIV/AIDS prevention project with LGBT youth ages 13-24 in Brooklyn, NY. The project aims to reduce behavioral health disparities by: improving the community-level HIV, viral hepatitis and substance use infrastructure; increasing HIV and VH testing; and reducing substance use by 10% each program year, as well as HIV and VH incidence. Diaspora will measure project outcomes and impact via data collected through DCI Intake and Follow-up Assessments, an independent evaluation of CLEAR and the social marketing campaign, and will test for HIV and HCV.
|1 H79 SP021145-01||
The LIAAC proposes Educated Choices Healthy Options (ECHO), a program that combines an individual-level Evidence Based Prevention Intervention Strategy (BASICS) with environmental strategies and social marketing campaigns. This program will focus on providing HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections prevention education, testing and linkage to care, as well as substance abuse prevention education, screenings/assessment and linkage to care. Our proposed catchment area is Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island, NY; male, female, transgender, racial and/or ethnic minority young adults between the ages of 18-24; GLBTQ, heterosexual; and presently enrolled in Long Island's colleges and universities or considered "non-college" young adults.
|1 H79 SP021204-01||
The purpose of the NewRoads to Health project is to serve youth and young adults residing in neighborhoods in Brooklyn, NY, that show high rates of substance abuse, HIV, VH and other health problems. The populations of focus are youth of color, primarily African Americans, who are involved in the criminal and juvenile justice system. CCA anticipates that it will implement the prevention intervention, Be Proud! Be Responsible! (BP!BR!), and peer leadership training. Peers under the supervision of project staff will deliver direct and indirect environmental strategies, condom distribution, creation and dissemination of culturally competent, developmentally appropriate SA and HIV risk reduction messages through social media and social marketing tools.
|1 H79 SP021199-01||
The purpose of the Program Youth Awareness (YA) project is to expand HIV outreach and prevention strategies in the city of Caguas, PR. YA will use a selective prevention approach and provide substance use, HIV and Viral Hepatitis outreach, prevention, education, and intervention to high-risk youth actively or starting to use alcohol and other drugs (AOD). Program YA will serve 500 at risk youth per year (approximately 2,500 in 5 years) and outreach an estimated 12,000 over a 5-year period.
|1 H79 SP021243-01||
The purpose of the EMPOWERR Program Capacity Expansion project is to enhance the capacity of the EMPOWERR Program in the South Carolina Charleston-Tri County metropolitan area to provide comprehensive culturally-informed, state-of-the-art HIV, substance abuse, and viral hepatitis prevention services to at-risk ethnic/racial minority young people (13-24). By the end of the five year period, this program is expected to reach young people via social norming campaigns, on-line evidence-based substance abuse prevention interventions, evidence-based HIV interventions, and HIV/VH testing.
|1 H79 SP021246-01||
Black Young Men Building Capacity (BYMBC) reflects a collaborative partnership between Vanderbilt University and First Response Center (FRC), a 501(c)3, non-profit
|1 H79 SP021250-01||
The purpose of project CHAMPS is to deliver a combination of education and awareness programs, social marketing campaigns, and HIV/VH testing services at collaborating community college partners and juvenile detention centers. Project CHAMPS will target both minority youth, ages 13-17, and minority young adults, ages 18-24, at risk for substance abuse and HIV/VH infection.
|1 H79 SP021252-01||
The Center for Health Care Services seeks to build out Bexar County's existing infrastructure of HIV/AIDS services to include a prevention component featuring integrated HIV and substance abuse services targeting young males who have sex with males (ages 13-24). The project will deliver: curriculum-based sexual health education; b) informational presentations about HIV and substance abuse prevention to members of LGBT alliances; c) brief, trauma-focused group; and d) distribution of information about risk and protective factors for HIV infection and substance abuse to LGBT young adults attending community events.
|1 H79 SP021143-01||
The purpose of the proposed project, University (U) Prevent, is to expand substance abuse and HIV prevention services to at-risk minority college students ages 17 to 24 in Tarrant and Denton Counties in Texas. With requested grant funding, MHMR will provide substance abuse, HIV, and Hepatitis prevention outreach, prevention counseling, HIV testing, prevention follow-up support, and Viral Hepatitis testing to young adults over the grant period. MHMR expects that a large percentage of students will show an increased knowledge of HIV and Hepatitis risk reduction, as well as report a decrease in HIV and Hepatitis risk behaviors.
|1 H79 SP021293-01||
The purpose of Project SHAPE is to prevent and reduce substance abuse, HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis (VH) among at-risk minority young adults, aged 18-24 in Bexar County. UTSA will provide an integrated intervention by utilizing a comprehensive array of evidence-based substance abuse, HIV and VH prevention strategies, HIV and VH testing services, VH vaccination services, and environmental prevention strategies developed under a Strategic Prevention Framework.