Positive Action is a 12-week substance abuse prevention program directly targeting 4th & 5th grade youth at Washoe County School District TEAM-UP Elementary Schools. ACCEPT has been implementing this program for over 17 years and has educated over 2400 youth, free of charge due to funding from JTNN (Join Together Northern Nevada).
HIV/AIDS Health Education and Risk Reduction (HERR) Support Groups are for Men and Women living with HIV/AIDS and their loved ones. The HERR program provides services that educate clients with HIV/AIDS about HIV transmission and how to reduce the risk of HIV transmission, by disseminating information about medical and psychosocial support services and counseling to help clients with HIV improve their health status. The HERR Groups meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm. Free dinner is served.
Health Equity Program HERR Support Groups build community capacity and resiliency that includes traditional organizations (e.g., public health, healthcare) and non-traditional partners to increase education and public health programming within Northern Nevada among our communities. Topics are related to social determinants of health, COVID-19, testing, vaccine efficacy, short and long-term side effects of vaccines.
Non-Medical Case Management Services (NMCM) provide guidance and assistance in accessing medical, social, community, legal, financial, and other services, which may include assisting eligible clients to obtain access to additional public and private programs such as Medicaid, Medicare Part D, or other state or local health care and supportive services.
Medical Transportation Services are conveyance services provided, directly, through a gas voucher, bus passes, and Lyft or Huber rides to enable all clients to access health care services and HIV-related health and supportive services, thus allowing them to improve and/or maintain good health.
Eligibility Program – Referral to Health Care and Support Services assists clients with enrollment for Ryan White needed core medical or support services and eligibility for the Health Equity Program
The Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI) was established in 1999 by Congress to improve access to HIV care and health outcomes for disproportionately affected minority populations. MAI grants fund outreach and education services designed to increase minority access to needed HIV/AIDS medications through Part B AIDS Drug Assistance Programs.