The Designated AIDS Center’s Adolescent & Young Adult Specialized Care Center
- Comprehensive and Coordinated Care for HIV+ Adolescents and Young Adults (Ages 13-24)
- HIV Care
- Primary Care
- Mental Health Care
- Medical Case Management
- Multidisciplinary team with supportive services on-site
For an appointment, call (631) 444-8226.
- Prevention Program for Adolescents and Young Adults at Risk for HIV and STIs (Ages 13-25)
- Confidential HIV Testing
- Confidential STI Testing
- Family Planning Services
For an appointment, call (631) 444-2730 or (631) 444-KIDS.
HIV Prevention Program - Program that aims to stop the transmission of HIV. Serves HIV negative individuals of all ages.
- Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP):
- Prevents HIV with a once daily pill.
- Provides PrEP screening for HIV negative individuals
- Medical case management to HIV negative patients on PrEP
- Community education and outreach
For more information contact the PrEP Specialist at (631) 559-6138.
- Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Prevent HIV after potentially being exposed to HIV:
- Provides assessments and prescriptions for HIV PEP.
For more information, contact the PrEP Specialist at (631) 559-6138.
Stony Brook Medicine and Stony Brook Children's Hospital provide a comprehensive team of care that includes medical care and essential supportive services for people who are HIV+.
- Medical Care for HIV Exposed Infants:
- Provides medical care for infants born to HIV+ mothers during the first 4-6 months of life.
For appointments or more information please contact Pediatric Infectious Diseases at (631) 444-7692.
- Medical Case Management - Serves HIV+ patients of all ages who received medical care at SBM.
- Coordinates medical care and related services
- Provides supportive services, education, information and referral to ensure all medical needs are met and community based services are in place.
For more information, please call (631) 444-8226.
- Medical Nutrition Therapy - Serves HIV+ individuals of all ages who receive medical care at SBM and/or who live in Suffolk County.
- Provides nutritional assessments, education, and treatment plans.
For more information, please call (631) 444-8832.
- Linkage Retention and Treatment Adherence (LRTA) - Serves HIV+ patients of all ages who received medical care at Stony Brook Medicine.
- Links HIV+ individuals lost to follow-up and those who are newly diagnosed with medical care.
- Provides retention services.
- Provides adherence education and counseling through evidence based interventions.
For more information, please contact the Retention Specialist at (631) 905-1306.
- Behavioral Health Education and Engagement (BHEE) - Serves HIV+ clients of all ages in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, clients do not have to receive medical care at Stony Brook Medicine.
- Educates clients about the benefits of engaging in mental health and substance abuse treatment.
- Provides screenings, education, referrals, and accompaniment to the first 3 behavioral health appointments.
For more information, please contact the Behavioral Health Educator at (631) 208-7121.
- Suffolk Project for AIDS Resource Coordination (SPARC) - Serves HIV+ women, children, and youth in Suffolk, clients do not have to receive medical care at Stony Brook Medicine.
- Goal: To ensure that HIV+ women, children and youth in Suffolk are engaged and retained in a comprehensive, coordinated system of medical care and supportive services.
- Works with a consortium of community agencies and people living with HIV to improve coordination of services, identify unmet needs and develop collaborative programs to meet them.
- Services Include:
- Free rapid HIV testing
- Linkage to medical care and case management services for newly diagnosed or previously diagnosed but not in care
- Care coordination to ensure clients are engaged and retained in care
- Nutritional assessments and education
- Child care
- Evidence-based patient self-management classes.
For more information, please call (631) 369-8696.
- Stony Brook HIV Community Advisory Board (CAB): The CAB is made up of HIV+ patients in care at Stony Brook Medicine / Stony Brook Children's Hospital. The CAB is a forum to discuss the HIV program and develop recommendation for how care can be improved.