Adaptation of an evidence-based HIV prevention intervention for women with incarcerated partners: expanding to community settings.

@article{Mahoney2013AdaptationOA,
  title={Adaptation of an evidence-based HIV prevention intervention for women with incarcerated partners: expanding to community settings.},
  author={Megan Ruth Mahoney and Melanie Bien and Megan Comfort},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={1-13}
}
High rates of incarceration in urban, low income communities may exacerbate women's risk of HIV infection by decreasing the number of available male sexual partners and disrupting long-term partnerships. The Health Access Program for Prevention, Empowerment, and Networking for Women (HAPPEN) was established to address the HIV prevention needs of women partnered with incarcerated or recently released men in community settings. HAPPEN is an adaptation of the evidence-based HIV prevention… CONTINUE READING
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