One Life Prevention Program

One Life: HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and Substance Misuse Prevention Initiative

Summit County Public Health’s One Life Prevention Program is a 5-year federally funded grant through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

One Life is a prevention initiative focused on youth and young adults ages 13-24 years old that includes multiple components to prevent substance misuse and the transmission of HIV and viral hepatitis.

WHAT IS ONE LIFE?

  • Free and confidential HIV and Hepatitis C screening and linkage to care at strategic sites throughout the county
  • Say It Straight evidence-based empowerment and skills building program by certified trainers provided through the county at request
  • Prevention messaging through social marketing methods throughout the county to increase education and awareness
  • Capacity building focused on increase prevention services throughout the county, through training opportunities, technical assistance, and new community partnerships

SAY IT STRAIGHT™ TRAINING

A research-based skills building program that results in:

  • Empowered communication skills and behaviors
  • Increased self-awareness, positive relationships, and personal and social responsibility
  • Decreased engagement in risky or destructive behaviors

HOST A SAY IT STRAIGHT™ PROGRAM

Trainers are available to bring this program to your school, youth group, or parent group FREE of charge! This is a 6-10 session program delivered over a period of one month or less, and can be formatted to fit your organization.  Please call 330-812-3919 for more information.

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HIV & Hepatitis C Testing Locations

CANAPI
759 West Market Street 1st Floor
Akron, OH 44303
Info@Canapi.org
330-252-1559

Portage County Health District
705 Oakwood St 2nd Floor
Ravenna, OH 44266
330-296-9919

Summit County Public Health
Fairway Clinic
1867 West Market Street
Akron, OH 44313
330-375-2772