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Men and Women for Human Excellence, Inc. (MWFHE) is proud to have achieved the distinction and honor of receiving the CARF accreditation. CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services providers. CARF International founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is a premier evaluator of profit and non-profit entities that provide human services. A CARF accreditation is based on Quality Standards that form the cornerstone of CARF accreditation. By MWFHE having a CARF accreditation, it signifies and confirms that our conformance and adherence to Quality Standards help us to deliver the best possible substance use, mental health, HIV and viral hepatitis services that are available.

CARF accreditation signals a service provider’s commitment to continuously improve services, encourage feedback, and to faithfully service the community needs.

 

MWFHE PROGRAM SERVICES

(CARF ACCREDITATION)

 

  • Substance abuse intensive outpatient programs (IOPs), and outpatient programs (OPs) are direct services for people with substance use disorders or co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. (State License)

 

  • Residential Programs- Therapeutic Community

 

  • Free Transportation and Free Lunch Services

 

  • Case Management Services – Project for Change

 

  • Decatur, Georgia- Substance abuse intensive outpatient programs (IOPs), and outpatient programs (OPs)

 

  • Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals Initiative (CABHI)

 

HOW HEP C IS CONTRACTED

 

  • Unclean needles

 

  • Sexually transmitted

 

PREVENTION TECHNIQUES

 

  • Abstinence

 

  • Using medication that treat/ prevent HIV

 

  • Using condoms

 

  • Having only low risk sex

 

  • PrEP is a new prevention method in which people who do not have HIV infection take a pill daily to reduce the risk of becoming infected.

 

  • PEP can be taken after possible exposure to HIV within 72 hours to reduce the risk of becoming infected.

 

WHAT WE DO

 

MWFHE “Project for Change” Provides FREE HIV and Hepatitis C testing, and linkage to appropriate HIV prevention, treatment and care services, and other clinical and support services.

Population of Focus: 18 years or older

Those who identify as male and female heterosexual, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender person and persons who were previously incarcerated, and their significant others.

 

HOW HIV IS CONTRACTED

 

  • Having intercourse with someone who has HIV/ Aids. (vaginal, oral and anus)

 

  • Sharing needles with someone who has HIV/ Aids

 

  • Contact between broken skin, wounds, or mucous membranes.

 

  • HIV can be passed from mother to child during pregnancy, birth, or breastfeeding.