|Color It Real|
An HIV and Substance Abuse Prevention Program
for Young Adults (18-19 year old)
About Color It Real
Color It Real is an HIV and substance abuse (SA) prevention program for 400 African American, young adults (ages 18-19), males and females (200 college and 200 community participants) in Metro Atlanta that are disproportionately effected by SA and the transmission of HIV.
To prevent and reduce the onset of substance abuse and transmission of HIV among young adult males and females.
To continue to enhance local capacity and mobilize community resources of an existing community workgroup to assist with the delivery of SA and HIV prevention.
Direct prevention services
Substance abuse and HIV referral services for screening, testing, counseling, treatment.
To implement a culturally, age appropriate evidence-based prevention program for 100 project participants annually.
To increase HIV and substance abuse prevention knowledge skills forÂ participants by conductingÂ eight (8) group level sessions.
To demonstrate a significant increase in condom use for at least 50% of project participants.
To create a minimum of four (4) environmental strategies including new technology applications, to prevent and reduce the onset of SA and the transmission of HIV.
To train and utilize 12 peer educators annually to help recruit and retain project participantsâ€™ engagement in the Color It Real HIV/SAP program.
To have a minimum of 30% of participants complete HIV testing annually.
To continue to strengthen and monitor formalized agreements between workgroup/coalition members by adding two (2) new workgroup members each year in order to increase capacity and to provide coordinated SAP and HIVP services.
Sen. Case Manager/WSCI Health Educator
Case Manager/WSCI Health Educator
For More Information
Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc. (WSCI)
2545 Benjamin E. Mays Drive SW
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 755-4333 Fax