Preventing HIV/AIDS, Other STIs, and Teen Pregnancy: Interventions to Reduce Sexual Risk Behaviors or Increase Protective Behaviors to Prevent Acquisition of HIV in Men Who Have Sex with Men
These person-to-person behavioral interventions, for men who have sex with men, can be implemented at the individual, group, and community level. Components can include providing information and skill-building to change knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and self-efficacy.
Task Force Recommendations and Findings
This table lists interventions reviewed by the Community Guide, with a summary of the Task Force finding (definitions of findings). Click on an underlined intervention title for a summary of the review.
|Intervention||Task Force Finding|
|Behavioral Interventions to Increase Protective Behaviors|
|Delivered at the Individual Level||Recommended
|Delivered at the Group Level||Recommended
|Delivered at the Community Level||Recommended
The findings and conclusions on this page are those of the Community Preventive Services Task Force and do not necessarily represent those of CDC. Task Force evidence-based recommendations are not mandates for compliance or spending. Instead, they provide information and options for decision makers and stakeholders to consider when determining which programs, services, and policies best meet the needs, preferences, available resources, and constraints of their constituents.
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- Page last reviewed: May 9, 2014
- Page last updated: May 9, 2014
- Content source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services