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STYLE 2.0 (Strength Through Youth Livin’ Empowered) aims to evaluate significant changes in biological and behavioral outcomes, assess the context in which these changes occur, and assess the processes involved in achieving these outcomes.

The intervention, which includes a tightly linked medical-social support network for youth living with HIV utilizing both in-person components and virtual components is designed for black men who have sex with men who are:

      • Newly diagnosed/new to care
      • Never entered care


      • Fallen out of care
      • At risk of falling out of care
      • Not virally suppressed


Core Elements of STYLE 2.0
      • Social Marketing Campaign & Outreach
      • STYLE 2.0 Virtual Components: healthMpowerment (HMP)
      • Health Care Navigator to facilitate linkages for identified clients
      • Medical-Social Support Network
      • Ancillary Support Services
      • Mental Health/Substance Use Intervention
      • Support Groups (in-person)


Principal Investigator: Sara LeGrand, PhD