The UCSF AIDS Health Project (AHP) began its HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and counseling efforts in 1984 with support from
the San Francisco Department of Public Health. AHP staff conducted research and provided mental health and social services
to youth, gay men, minority communities, drug users, and other populations. The AHP records include administrative and funding
materials, working files, publications and ephemera, and audiovisual material, dated 1980-2008.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) AIDS Health Project (AHP) began its HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and
counseling efforts in 1984 with support from the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) and other agencies. It
grew out of a community commitment to respond and treat itself. AHP staff and volunteers conducted research and provided mental
health counseling, crisis intervention, HIV testing, youth outreach, and clinical and social services. Additionally, AHP provided
HIV/AIDS training to mental health and other healthcare providers. Many AHP staff and volunteers participated in national
conferences and other educational and awareness-raising events. AHP implemented innovative programs and developed literature
aimed at youth, gay men, minority communities, drug users, and other populations. AHP changed its name from the AIDS Health
Project to the Alliance Health Project in Spring 2013, expanding its mission to explicitly include the health and wellness
of LGBTQ people.
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