HIV/AIDS Prevention & Treatment

Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center's Project Impact (Improving Access to Care and Treatment) service provides comprehensive medical services, case management for HIV+ adolescents and mental health counseling for any young people and their families impacted by HIV/AIDS.

Each patient is assigned a social worker and doctor who work together as a team to provide high quality holistic health care services. We take a patient centered approach, with the understanding that each individual has different needs and will require different levels of services.

Medical Services include:

  • Specialty HIV medical treatment
  • Laboratory monitoring
  • Viral load testing and CD4 counts
  • HIV medication (HAART/ARV), initiation and maintenance
  • Routine preventative medical care
  • Reproductive health care
  • Gynecology and family planning
  • Pregnancy prevention and testing
  • STI evaluation
  • Risk reduction education and counseling
  • HIV testing including same-day rapid testing
  • Stress reduction
  • Legal Services
  • Ophthalmology
  • Nutrition

Support and Counseling Services:

  • Weekly HIV-positive support group
  • Individual and family psychotherapy, counseling and support
  • Comprehensive case management
  • Violence prevention and treatment
  • Supportive services for survivors of sexual assault and physical and sexual abuse
  • Alcohol and substance abuse prevention, treatment and support services
  • Teen parenting support service
  • Assistance with insurance applications, including M11Q and Medicaid
  • Legal assistance and guidance with HIV- and non-HIV related issues
  • Social activities including movie outings, picnics, and museum visits
  • A Partnership with the international center for photography for yearly photography project and exhibition