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Providing Trauma-Informed Care at Health Centers for HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations

Year Developed: 2018

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Clinicians Outreach Staff PCAs

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This brief offers health centers an introduction to providing trauma-informed care for HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). The overall aims are to help health center staff understand the disproportionate prevalence of trauma and stress-related disorders among HIV-positive MSM, recognize the relationship of trauma to overall health and decreased engagement in primary care among HIV-positive MSM. This brief will also outline the promising practices in trauma-informed care to improve engagement of HIV-positive MSM in behavioral health and primary care.

Resource Details: This brief offers health centers an introduction to providing trauma-informed care for HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM).

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.