Social Network Strategy (SNS) for HIV Testing Recruitment is an evidence supported approach to engaging and motivating a person to accept a service. SNS is particularly useful to recruit persons at risk for HIV into testing. This infographic highlights the 4 phases of the social networking strategy. The phases are: 1) Recruiter Enlistment, 2) Engagement, 3)Recruitment of Network Associates, 4) HIV Testing
Daily Pill Can Prevent HIV Infographics
Flow chart shows how any prescribing health care provider can provide PrEP care; 1.) Test for HIV including acute infection, 2.) Order recommended tests if patient is interested in PrEP and could benefit from it, 3.) Help patient apply for insurance or other programs to pay for PrEP, 4.) Prescribe, 5.) Follow-up
PODCAST: GET YOURSELF A GAY FRIEND
Tony and Derrick hilariously and informatively explores the nuances and importance of having a diverse friend group. The conversation focuses on a study conducted by Penn State which states that, “having a gay friend also increased a person’s likelihood of caring more about the LGBT community and embracing diversity.”
LGBT Statistics: Having one gay friend makes you a better person
Having just one gay or lesbian friend makes you more likely to be supportive of same-sex marriage, according to research into LGBT statistics published at Pennsylvania State University. This article explores the nuances and societial benefits of having a “gay” friend.
Housing Instability Risk
This presentation examines the correlation between behavioral health and housing instability. The presenters explore the process of effectively assessing one’s risk for housing instability and the circumstances that contributes to one’s lived experience.
Syphilis Campaign: When you’re getting some, you might be getting something else
This campaign focuses on encouraging Young Men who Sex with Men (YMSM) of Color to test for syphilis and other STIs to assist in bringing outbreaks under control. The campaign is targeted to young people, aged 15 to 34.
Enlisting Effective Recruiters for HIV Testing Services
This PowerPoint Presentation highlights how to leverage the power of word of mouth to identify new infections. It draws upon the CDC-supported Social Network Strategy (SNS) Training which is meant to help organizations maximize existing social, sexual, and drug-use networks to recruit for HIV testing. The presentation focuses on the enlistment of recruiters phase of the SNS strategy and includes an activity to present challenges and solutions for implementation. Familiarity with SNS is helpful for participants follow the discussion but is not required for participation.
PrEP Campaign: Love Your Brotha
How do you do it in the city of Brotherly love? Condoms and PrEP work to keep you from getting STDs and HIV. PrEP can prevent you from getting HIV when taken daily. Let’s do more to keep each other healthy. Let’s do it with condoms and PrEP.
The GAME Changer Project, Birmingham, AL — Facebook page
ARE YOU A GAME CHANGER?
The Game Changer Project is dedicated to building a safe, healthy and supportive community for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, questioning) of the Greater-Birmingham, AL area through education, awareness, prevention and social efforts.
The Game Changer Project is a partnership among AIDS Alabama, Birmingham AIDS Outreach and Aletheia House – in collaboration with UAB/CFAR, Magic City Wellness Center, 1917 Clinic, Jefferson County Health Department, Alabama Department of Public Health.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s High Impact HIV/AIDS Prevention Project (HIP).