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Men's Engagment Network (MEN)

Mission Statement

“To build a new culture bridging same gender loving black men to better lives by creating unique spaces that evoke community, refer them to resources, and offer direct access to HIV prevention, testing, and treatment.”

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Click on the links below to view the education programs at AID Atlanta:

 

AIDS 101

The AIDS 101 Awareness and Action Seminar is presented seven times a year throughout the community and addresses a wide range of subjects and concerns related to HIV/AIDS. Presentations at each program may vary, but each seminar offers broad-based insight on the HIV crisis. The program format consists of lectures, special interest sessions, and panel discussions.

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Speakers Bureau

Trained volunteers present to schools and other community groups on a variety of topics from personal experience to advanced medical overview. Contact Loreen  Krug 404-870-7764

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Client Education

AID Atlanta, Inc. provides continual education to clients of the agency to assist them in staying up-to-date with information about HIV and the various forms of treatment, local resources available, or other topics important for a person living with HIV. Via e-mail newsletters and updates, classes, or referrals to other agencies, AID Atlanta believes that continuing education is key to the successful management of HIV infection and prevention.

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Men's Engagement Network (MEN)

M.E.N. (Men’s Engagement Network) Is a new program offered at AID Atlanta geared towards the wholistic health of Gay Black men. The purpose of the program is to provide essential support for same gender loving men who seek a positive network to commune and fellowship with like minded individuals who desire an affirming place to have open discussions about life, love, and concerns that impact their lives, and who seek brotherhood, mentorship, unity, and life skills enhancement support.

This new program promises to promote self awareness and self reflection as it provides the necessary tools to help each member discover or strengthen his goals for leading a healthy existence. Guided by positive role models, this network of brotherhood offers support for making the necessary changes needed to lead a high-quality life by encouraging active engagement and participation in workshops and peer led group discussions of varying topics and connecting members to needed resources. Engagement topics include, but are not limited to:

Mentorship Engagement
Brotherhood Engagement
Career Development Engagement
Self-discovery/ Awareness Engagement
Emotional Engagement support
Economic Engagement support
Overall Health Engagement including HIV/STI education
Mental Health Engagement
Continued Education Engagement
How to begin again- a fresh start! Engagement

Dedicated AID Atlanta staff includes a program coordinator, a testing specialist, and a linkage support navigator as well as a network of Professional community resources who are waiting to help you take the next step towards a life well lived!! For more information or to Join M.E.N. contact the Program staff at MEN@aidatlanta.org Welcome to the network!!

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Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships is a fun and interactive workshop for HIV Positive People.  We use well known movie clips to help participants learn new decision and problem-solving skills in a small group setting.  Healthy Relationships is open to any person living positively who is 18 years or older and is led by a skilled facilitator who can relate to the experiences and challenges of the attendees. Not only will there be entertaining movie clips and lively activities, there will also be giveaways, prizes, and food.

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CONTACT US

General Information: (404) 870-7700
STI Testing: (404) 870-7722
Volunteer: (404) 870-7764
Comment Line: (678) 999-1212
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