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UCSF AIDS Health Project Records
AR.2007.14  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
15.25 Linear Feet (11 cartons, 1 box, 1 oversized box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Library and Center for Knowledge Management. All requests for permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the UCSF Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Library and Center for Knowledge Management as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research. The UCSF Archives and Special Collections policy places access restrictions on material with privacy issues for a specific time period from the date of creation. Restrictions are noted at the folder level. This collection will be reviewed for sensitive content upon request. Contact the UCSF Archivist for information on access to restricted material.