What is MOVE UP?
MOVE UP is a program that helps young people improve their health by decreasing risky sex behaviors and substance use. MOVE UP is part of a research study, called Link2CARE. The purpose of this study is to figure out whether MOVE UP helps to improve the health of young people like you! We are so glad that you are part of our program.
Who are we?
This study was developed by a group of researchers at Columbia University, the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), and The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA). A number of partner organizations, including Project STAY, are involved as well.
Project STAY is a nonprofit organization that provides medical and social support services to adolescents and young adults who are living with or are at-risk of contracting HIV. The Project STAY team provides comprehensive health education, HIV/STI testing, and psychosocial screens for youth at community-based organizations through New York City. In addition, Project STAY has a sexual health clinic where youth can receive FREE and CONFIDENTIAL health services. The walk-in clinic is located at 610 W 158th Street, New York, NY 10032 and is open on Thursdays from 2:00-6:00PM. To contact Project STAY, call 646-245-4000.