LA HMIS Resource Guide

AIDS/HIV Prevention Counseling

Code: LH-2700.0150

Programs that provide counseling services for individuals at risk for contracting or transmitting the HIV virus with the objective of supporting their ability to make behavior changes that will reduce their risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV. Counseling involves a personal risk assessment, development of a personalized action plan and the decision to seek an HIV test. Individuals who have a history of injection drug use, sex with a person with HIV/AIDS, sex with a man who has sex with other men, sex with an injection drug user, a sexually transmitted disease, or exchanging money or drugs for sex are considered to be at high or increased risk and are targets for prevention counseling.

See Also:

HIV Waivers (FT-3600.0250-300)

AIDS/HIV Control (JP-1500.1700-050)

HIV Testing (LF-4900.2400)

AIDS/HIV/STD Prevention Supplies (LH-5000.0600)

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (LH-6700.6400-040)

HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis Medication (LH-6700.6400-285)

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Medication (LH-6700.6400-300)

Safer Sex Education (LJ-8000.8000)

AIDS/HIV Clinics (LT-1750.0500)

Health/Disability Related Counseling (RP-1400.8000-300)

Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs (RX-8470.1900-610)