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Archival Content: 1999-2005

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Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions (DEBI)

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CDC is working to help community-based organizations and state and local health departments carry out science-based and tested interventions with different types of drug users. This project is called Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions (DEBI). DEBI provides training and technical assistance on 12 proven interventions that can reduce the spread of HIV and STDs and promote healthy behaviors.

The DEBI approach succeeds only if people join and stay in these multi-session programs. Because outreach workers know the community and have developed relationships of trust with IDUs, they are in a good position to identify and recruit people who could benefit from one of these interventions and who are more likely to complete the sessions

DEBI programs

Healthy RelationshipsLink to Non-CDC Site

Holistic Health Recovery ProgramLink to Non-CDC Site

Many Men, Many VoicesLink to Non-CDC Site

MPowermentLink to Non-CDC Site

Popular Opinion LeaderLink to Non-CDC Site

PROMISELink to Non-CDC Site

RAPPLink to Non-CDC Site

RESPECTLink to Non-CDC Site

Safety CountsLink to Non-CDC Site

SISTALink to Non-CDC Site

Street SmartLink to Non-CDC Site

Together Learning Choices Link to Non-CDC Site


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