|HEAL 2 - R2R|
HEAL II is a program of the Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc. (WSCI)
WSCI...Who We Are
The Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc. (WSCI) is an award winning non-profit community based organization whose mission is to teach wholistic stress management by promoting wellness and healthy lifestyle choices. This mission is accomplished through training programs, consultation, and educational resources. WSCI provides a variety of multipurpose human services in the areas of education, prevention and intervention related to teen pregnancy, mental health, juvenile delinquency, violence, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS and other areas.
WSCI utilizes a â€śwholisticâ€ť approach in all of its education programs and resources. The wholistic approach advocates the harmonious development of the total personâ€”mind, body and spirit.
The Institute was founded in 1984 by Jennie C. Trotter and incorporated in 1987.
WSCI...What Our Mission Is
To promote wellness and healthy lifestyles through a wholistic approach
To increase positive coping skills for stress management.
To decrease the incidence of stress related illnesses and negative behaviors.
Goal of HEAL 2
The overall goal is to prevent and reduce the onset of substance abuse (SA) and infection of HIV among 80 African American re-entry males, ages 18 to 55, in Fulton County Georgia by providing Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention evidenced based practices, HIV testing services, and environmental strategies annually.
Heal 2 Objectives
Objective #1: To provide Substance Abuse (SA) and HIV prevention services for 80 reentry males yearly.
Objective #2: To decrease the rate of substance use among participants.
Objective #3: To use web-based communications to support and enhance prevention activities.
Objective #4: To increase reports of condom use by at least 30% among all program participants annually.
Objective #5: To partner with community service organizations and local Health Departments to provide pre/post test counseling, HIV testing, linkages to medical care, and other supportive services to participants, partners and/or family members.
Objective #6: To provide social support services through referrals to other linkages of care services, support groups, and/or wrap around services to sustain behavior change.
Objective #7: To train 15 participants yearly as HIV Prevention Peer Educators to promote and distribute condom usage/sexually transmitted disease protective products to 480 non-participants at non-traditional settings annually.
Free HIV testing for participants & family members
Condom Distribution & Promotion
Referrals to Other Linkages of Care Services
Substance Abuse Prevention
(twice a week for 1 hour or
once a week for 2 hours)
Pre and Post testing
Peer Education Training
Program incentives are designed for the
Fulton County Health & Wellness
Grady Medical Hospital
Infectious Disease Program
Fulton County DMHDAD
St. Josephâ€™s Mercy Care
Evaluation, Training and Associates (ETA)
Georgia Council on Substance Abuse Prevention
Integrated Life Center
Georgia Department of Human Resources/
Division of Public Health
Georgia Department of Community Health
Georgia State Department of Corrections
Atlanta Policeâ€”Atlanta Community Impact Program
Department of Corrections/
Atlanta Community Impact Program
R2R Program Staff
Jennie Trotter, M. Ed, LPC
Tarita Johnson, MSW
Senior Case Manager/Health Educator
Nadim Ali, MA, LPC, GCADC
Health Educator/Peer Educator Trainer
Derrick Lewis, BA