Reduce Drug Use and HIV Incidence

Prevention and Risk: Treatment With a New Emphasis on Relationships

This research examines the efficacy of an individually-delivered intervention tailored for YMSM in relationships. The intervention - termed PARTNER - utilizes a brief (4 session) motivational interviewing format to target Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake/adherence, HIV transmission risk behavior, and associated drug use.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - PARTNER

The PATRNER intervention addresses, drug use, PrEP uptake/adherence, and HIV transmission risk by enhancing communication skills by integrating motivational interviewing and video-based communication skills training.

Behavioral - Education Intervention

The Education intervention consists of a 4-session health education intervention that addresses sexual risk and substance use through a lecture and question and answer format.

Intervention to Reduce Drug Use and HIV Incidence Among High PrEP Priority Partnered YMSM