The Stepping Stones program focuses on improving care and treatment coordination that is focused on Black/African American Women with HIV.
This program will run in conjunction with 12 other sites across the nation and will be involved in a Cross-Site Evaluation to determine better and better practices and methods to improve healthcare and treatment coordination for Black/African American Women living with HIV. This program will serve 115 Black/African American Women living with HIV over a 3 year period.
Do you know anyone who would like to participate in a study to improve the care and treatment coordination for Black/African American Women living with HIV?
- Have difficulty taking your medications on a regular basis?
- Have barriers getting to your medical appointments?
- Are you newly diagnosed with HIV?
- Have difficulty maintaining your healthcare?
Benefits for being in the program:
- Learn strategies for better managing your healthcare
- Gain support
- Access to support groups
- Health Navigation
- Educational Sessions through the Enhanced Patient Navigation - Women of Color intervention
- Small group educational sessions , emphasizing gender pride and informing women how to identify and maintain supportive people and their social networks.
- Peer Support-Access to an individual who has lived experience with an HIV diagnosis
- Support Groups
- Improving Health Literacy
Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
823 Carroll Street, Suite B Mandeville, LA 70448