Health Education HIV

Living with HIV and Aging Awareness

On September 18, Cempa Community Care joins people and organizations around the world in recognizing National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. This day highlights the many complex issues related to HIV prevention, care, and treatment for aging populations living in the United States. People living with HIV/AIDS who are older than 50 face many complications.…

Health Education

STEP TN Provides Overdose Awareness + Education at Cempa

“Overdose” sounds like an ugly term — but an overdose doesn’t always mean someone has died. Experiencing an overdose means someone’s drug dosage is over a typical amount. Through Cempa Community Care’s STEP TN program, individuals have access to a syringe and needle exchange program, as well as life-saving medications to reverse an overdose.  Founded…

Health Education

Get Tested + Know the Facts: April Is STI Awareness Month

Sexually transmitted diseases are surging across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have sharply increased since 2013. Nearly 20 million new STI infections are reported annually, and half of all new STIs are diagnosed in people younger than 25. While…

Secured By miniOrange