CADRE (Carolina Alcohol and Drug Resources) is a federally funded substance abuse service and research study for minority MSM at risk for HIV and individuals living with HIV. CADRE provides clients 18-months of treatment based on the harm reduction model, emphasizes the development of skills and support networks to help clients continue their recovery after participation in the program has ended. In addition to substance abuse treatment, participants receive peer support and case coordination services. CADRE recognizes the stigma associated with HIV, substance use, and mental health, and the unique service needs at the intersection of these diseases.
Principal Investigator: Sara Legrand, Susan Reif
CHPIR Staff: Beth Stringfield, Elena Wilson