Local is Global: CHPIR’s Domestic Projects

  • Carolina Alcohol and Drug Resources (CADRE) is a federally funded substance abuse service and research study for minority MSM at risk for HIV and individuals living with HIV.
  • NC LINK is working to increase the HIV+ population in consistent care by linking HIV care and testing providers in North Carolina
  • Teen Outreach Program (TOP) in Craven County, NC works to prevent teen pregnancy and HIV/STD transmission within the population of adolescents served, as well as to build essential life skills to reduce future risk behavior for these adolescents
  • Epic Allies: A Smartphone App for ART Update and Adherence Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: Epic Allies, a mobile phone application (app), addresses a serious medication adherence need among a disproportionately affected patient population via familiar technologies using engaging, theory-based components. The app targets the most common medication adherence barriers among youth, addresses specific behavior outcomes, is tailored for the target population and is customizable for individual users.
  • HealthMpowerment.org: An internet-based intervention has been developed specifically for young BMSM.
  • Test Rehearsal: Maximizing the HIV Testing Experience for YMSM: will create a secure, internet-delivered software program, available by mobile devise that will offer character-driven realistic scenarios that are engaging, interactive, ecologically sensitive, and user-centric in content and design allowing youth to actively experience the HIV testing process in a non-threatening and non-stigmatizing environment.
  • Action. Skills. Knowledge 4 Care (Ask4Care): a peer-driven HIV testing and retention in care program that build patients’ HIV knowledge and communication skills to help them prioritize HIV care and be a more active participant in their own health care.
  • Southern AIDS Strategic Initiative: (SASI) is an initiative of the Duke Health Justice Clinic and works with a broad-based  Steering Committee of HIV advocates and a Duke research team to create data-driven policy solutions to ending AIDS in the US South.