S.T.A.R.T. Program (Screening, Treatment and Risk Reduction
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S.T.A.R.T. offers a full range of health care
and social services provided by doctors, nurses, medical assistants and social
workers who specialize in the care of young people, aged 12 to 29.
Primary Medical Care
The S.T.A.R.T. Program is headed by a team
of doctors that know about the care and treatment of HIV in adolescents and
young adults. All primary medical needs are managed including regular wellness
visits, medical diagnosis, lab work, medication, and medical and dental referrals.
A medical assistant complete the medical team.
Medical Case Management
The S.T.A.R.T. Program also provides comprehensive Medical
Case Management services. This includes treatment adherence counseling, assistance with medical insurance and
prescription drug applications, food, transportation, counseling, community-based
referrals, and other social service support.
Mental Health Services
Clients have access to a licensed clinician who will provide individual and couples therapy as well as group sessions. Psychiatric referrals are provided when necessary.
Coordination of Care
The S.T.A.R.T. Program is a component of a
system of client-centered health care that includes, mental health counseling,
outreach services, housing assistance, prevention case management (health education
/ risk reduction), support groups, treatment adherence counseling, and education
and employment counseling through the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult
Our client-centered high quality healthcare and supportive
services focus on your needs.
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