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    Salon, Barbershop

  1. Addressing Depression and Stress in African American Men

    The Brother, You’re on My Mind toolkit provides Omega Psi Phi Fraternity chapters and partners with the materials needed to educate fellow fraternity brothers and community members on depression and stress in African American men. The toolkit also aims to communicate the importance of seeking help for mental health problems and...
  2. Systematically Targeting AIDS Reduction and Treatment

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: International Black Women’s Congress Description: The program’s goal is to provide HIV prevention and education to the underserved and hard-to-reach African American community. The agency is located in the oldest, low-income Black community in Norfolk; surrounded by three public housing developments. The agency is staffed by multigenerational, community-based...
  3. HIV Prevention Education through Community Health Educators in Salons

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: AIDS Care Objective: HIV/STD prevention education through Community Health Educators in Salons Description: Get It Done utilizes African American and Latino barbers and hair dressers as Community Health Educators to provide HIV/STD prevention messages and information about substance abuse and treatment. The program also provides convenient access to...
  4. Arkansas Minority Barber & Beauty Shop Health Initiative

    The mission of the Arkansas Minority Barber & Beauty Shop Health Initiative is to increase public awareness about heart disease and stroke. The goal is to empower minorities to better understand hypertension prevention and management. This initiative will carry out its mission by incorporating Million Hearts™ which will focus on...
  5. Project Brotherhood: Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Black Men

    Objective: To provide the medical and social services necessary to improve the overall health and well being of the black men in the community, as well as lay a foundation for black youth to maintain control over their own health. Description: Project Brotherhood (PB) offers services that address a wide...
  6. MaFlo’s Hairstyles & Designs: Finding Health Information in a Hair Salon

    The sign in front of MaFlo’s Beauty Salon reads: MaFlo’s Hairstyles & Designs by Marilynn—Health Awareness Team. Inside are three chairs for hair drying, two for styling, and portraits of clients lining the walls. A waiting area offers several comfortable chairs, three computers, and a printer. On a typical day, the...