The Prevention Education Department educates communities in Nassau and Suffolk Counties by conducting an extensive range of primary and secondary education presentations to a wide array of audiences while additionally providing on-the-spot education about HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s), Hepatitis, Substance Use, Chronic Illnesses, HIV counseling and testing as well as HCV and STI screenings and fast-track admission into substance abuse treatment.
SAMHSA CSAP - Minority AIDS Initiative E.C.H.O Program
The Educated Choices Healthy Options (ECHO) program provides a multicomponent approach to Substance Abuse (SA), HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis (VH) and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) prevention and testing services to ethnic/racial minority populations, age 18-24, who reside in and/or attend Long Island college and universities or are considered "non-college" young adults residing in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island, New York. Educated Choices Healthy Options program will increase and strengthen the capability of prevention and reduction of substance abuse and the transmission of HIV and other infectious diseases.
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