***The CLEAR program has ended. For more information about other Chemical Health Services at MAP, visit our Chemical Dependency page.*** CLEAR (Choosing Life: Empowerment! Action! Results!) counseling assists HIV positive or negative individuals to take charge of their lives, be proactive, set goals, learn ways to reduce HIV/STI risk and protect their health.
CLEAR counselors work with participants during 8 to 27 weekly one–on–one counseling sessions depending on individual goals.
Who is eligible to participate in the CLEAR program?
- Gay/bi/trans/questioning men between 18 and 29
- Who are struggling with substance use or wondering if it is an issue in their lives
By completing the CLEAR program, participants will earn $100 in gift cards starting with a $20 gift card for the first session, $10 gift cards for most sessions, and ending with a $20 gift card for the final session. CLEAR also offers monthly transportation assistance in the form of $20 bus or gas cards. Program graduates can also earn $10 gift cards for each participant they refer to the program, as well as for participating in the booster groups.
For more information or a referral to the CLEAR program, the CLEAR counselor or contact:
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
800–248–AIDS (Toll Free)