Project CHOICES was a Targeted Capacity Expansion Program for Substance Abuse Treatment and HIV/AIDS Services (Short Title: TCE/HIV). The program targeted individuals with a history of incarceration who become infected with HIV or who were at risk of acquiring HIV.  

The project goals were to increase access to substance dependence treatment services in the cities of New Haven and Hartford, improve the quality and intensity of drug treatment services by linking clinical care and substance dependence treatment, and enhance drug treatment with concomitant mental health care for persons with multiple diagnoses.

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Frederick Altice, MD

Principal Investigator

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Director, Clinical and Community Research

Director, HIV in Prisons Program

Director, Community Health Care Van

Academic Icon Professor of Medicine, University of Malaya-Centre of Excellence for Research in AIDS (CERiA)

Frederick L. Altice is a professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health and is a clinician, clinical epidemiologist, intervention and implementation science researcher at Yale University School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Dr. Altice’s primary research project focuses on the interface between infectious diseases and substance use disorders and he has a special interest in Global Health. He also has a number of projects working in the criminal justice system, including...

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Funding provided by:
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 

Project Period: 
September 2008 – August 2012 

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