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Breaking Down Barriers: PrEP Accessibility

by Nick Sanders

DO IT: One Pill. Daily.Did you know we can stop the spread of HIV with a single pill? PrEP is a once-a-day HIV prevention pill that is up to 99% effective when taken regularly. So, do it daily – be a PrEP advocate so we can prevent the transmission of...

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Sep 12, 2018
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How the Indiana AIDS Walk impacts The Damien Center

by Annie Nelson

Life doesn’t always go as planned. There are bumps in the road that come along and unexpected turns that make it difficult to achieve the stability needed to manage HIV. Sometimes these unexpected situations are hard to recover from and cannot be done alone - The Damien Center is here to help.

Our Housing...

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PrEP Misconceptions

As we continue our #PrEPisforYou campaign in partnership with Brothers United, our PrEP Program Manager dispels the myth that PrEP promotes unhealthy sexual practices. 

Empowerment.There is still so much work to be done in regards to sexual health education. We are in a time where many Americans are unaware of basic...

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The Importance of HIV Testing

by Imani Nunley

With National HIV Testing Day rapidly approaching, our Prevention Program Manager, Imani Nunley, shares the importance of testing and how the process works.

Fight Stigma.For all the progress made towards HIV care and prevention in the last 30+ years, one thing remains constant – the stigma still attached to HIV and...

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Supporting Those Who Need It Most

by Tyler Neal

When Jennifer* first reached out to us, she was in an unimaginable situation. Jennifer was nine months pregnant, homeless and currently out of care. When we received her call, our team leapt into action.

At The Damien Center, we pride ourselves on being a one-stop-shop approach to HIV care and prevention....

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Undetectable Equals Untransmittable (U=U)

by Tyler Neal

Over the last couple of years, the movement for Undetectable Equals Untransmittable (U=U) has gained traction among hundreds of HIV experts and organizations. Over 500 organizations from 70+ countries have signed a pledge to share and promote the message of U=U. In late 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and...

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