Prism Health North Texas

HIV Prevention: Did you know?

Posted on:28 - 02 - 2017 Posted in:

When thinking about ways to prevent getting or giving HIV through sexual activity, most of us know about using barriers such as condoms. In addition to using condoms correctly every time you have sex, using the right lubricant can reduce your risk by decreasing the risk of condoms breaking and/or slipping. Water-based and silicon-based lubricants […]

You Asked. We Answered.

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Thank You! From your notes, comments, and affirmations it sounds like the new name is a good fit. We have also received your questions, concerns, and curiosities. You care about this agency, this community, and the people whose lives are changed because of this work. Thank you for caring! For over 30 years this agency […]

Dr. John Carlo Elected President of the Dallas County Medical Society

Posted on:27 - 02 - 2017 Posted in:

It is our honor to celebrate Dr. John Carlo as the youngest, first openly gay President of the Dallas County Medical Society. January 1st began the year-long term for Prism Health North Texas CEO, John T. Carlo, MD, MS.  Overall it is a three year commitment: President Elect, President, and Immediate Past-President & Chair of […]

Prism Health North Texas & LifeWalk

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  This month, you may have heard our exciting news: AIDS Arms has rebranded to Prism Health North Texas.   This name reflects the broad array of services provided to meet the diverse needs of the community. People from a spectrum of all backgrounds will continue to receive the highest quality of care and services. […]

AIDS Arms Announces New Organization Name

Posted on:10 - 02 - 2017 Posted in:

DALLAS, T.X. (Feb. 9, 2017) – In recognition of HIV/AIDS treatment advances and the evolving needs of the Dallas community, today AIDS Arms proudly announces a new organization name – Prism Health North Texas. AIDS Arms opened in 1986 to serve North Texas in the midst of the AIDS epidemic crisis. Since then, the organization […]

30 years and counting!

Posted on:26 - 01 - 2017 Posted in:

“Best wishes to all of our friends, colleagues, and supporters for a happy and healthy New Year! December was a special month for Prism Health North Texas. Celebrating 30 years of dedicated service in North Texas, we had a wonderful event at the Cathedral of Hope that brought many former colleagues, executive directors, board members, […]

LifeLines 2016 Fall Edition

Posted on:28 - 09 - 2016 Posted in:

Hot off the press—it’s the 2016 Fall edition of Prism Health North Texas’ newsletter LifeLines.  This issue features stories about how LifeWalk saved a life; a history of Prism Health North Texas leadership; a timeline of 30 years of treatment advances for HIV; and LifeWalk team Guys & Dolls! Click here to view the online version.

Experts in the Community

Posted on:03 - 09 - 2016 Posted in:

August 31, 2016 Prism Health North Texas is incredibly excited to share that seven scientific studies written by 11 staff members were selected for presentation at the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment – August 23-26. Each individual is a leader in their field and embodies the heart of Prism Health North Texas’ […]

Highlights from The HIVE Picnic 2016

Posted on:27 - 07 - 2016 Posted in:

  In June The HIVE held its annual picnic.  It seemed like the hottest day of the year thus far but the laughs and love made it all worth it.  We had approximately 60 attendees and that was great considering the weather. As the new coordinator of The HIVE this was my first picnic and […]

Recent Events in Dallas – July 7th, 2016

Posted on:11 - 07 - 2016 Posted in:

A message from Prism Health North Texas CEO, Dr. John Carlo: Last night [July 7, 2016] here in Dallas, we experienced a horrible tragedy with five local police officers killed and six more wounded during what was intended to be a peaceful demonstration of protest of the recent police-involved shootings. Our thoughts and prayers go […]

HIV & Hepatitis C Research & Clinical Trials at Prism Health North Texas

Posted on:11 - 02 - 2016 Posted in:

Prism Health North Texas Research Team Deanna Jody Jordan, Holly Wise, Lauren Rogers, Carla Romo-Sikes, Erick Mendoza Both Prism Health North Texas clinics, Trinity Health and Wellness Center and Peabody Health Center, serve as research facilities and healthcare clinics. Each clinic conducts cutting edge research in HIV and Hepatitis C which provides clients the opportunity […]

Viviendo Valiente Hosts Community Forum at Eastfield College

Posted on:10 - 11 - 2015 Posted in:

Recently, as part of our commitment to providing education to the community, Viviendo Valiente organized a forum in collaboration with the Dallas America Soccer Academy, Eastfield College and the Southeast Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The Promotores shared the Viviendo Valiente community assessment findings and provided a presentation on navigating the healthcare system. The forum […]

Prism Health North Texas, Inc.’s Dr. John Carlo Among C.U.R.E’s World AIDS Day Presenters

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December, 1st 2014 marked C.U.R.E.’s (Community, Unity, Respect, Education) World AIDS Day program “A Night of a Thousand Names”. They presented the Open Heart awards to The Names Project Foundation, Dr. Steven Pounders and Dr. Louis Sloan. Julie Rhoad, the Executive Director of The Names Project came from Atlanta to accept the award tonight. Various […]

DFW’s two AIDS agencies with medical clinics differ on PrEP, but their actual approaches aren’t really that different

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This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition November 28, 2014 by David Taffet, Staff Writer. Maybe the two sides in the fight over Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis aren’t so far apart after all. Prism Health North Texas recently issued a pro-PrEP policy, while AIDS Healthcare Foundation restated its long opposition to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. But both sides’ […]

Prism Health North Texas, Inc. To Receive High Impact Prevention Grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Posted on:02 - 07 - 2015 Posted in:

The Five Year $1.75 Million will Support Targeted HIV Prevention among Formerly-Incarcerated Populations in Dallas (DALLAS, Texas) – The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded Prism Health North Texas, Inc., the largest local nonprofit HIV/AIDS service organization in North Texas, a substantial grant to support critical efforts aimed at curbing […]

Recent Supreme Court Decisions

Posted on:29 - 06 - 2015 Posted in:

Free 60-Second HIV Tests being offered for National HIV Testing Day at Pop-Up Locations throughout North Texas

Posted on:25 - 06 - 2015 Posted in:

DALLAS, Texas—June 23, 2015 Prism Health North Texas, Inc., North Texas’ largest local non-profit HIV/AIDS services organization announces that this coming Saturday, June 27th is National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). In recognition of this day and the urgent need to take action against HIV, free HIV testing will be offered at several locations throughout North […]

“Changing Clothes”

Posted on:16 - 04 - 2015 Posted in:

From the CEO: Over the past several months, we here at Prism Health North Texas facilitated a number of workshops and engagement sessions with members from the Board of Directors, staff supervisors, community members, patients, and clients. These sessions were an introspective dive into the collective soul, crafting of words and affirming values and beliefs […]

Helping the homeless: Health, Hope, and Recovery

Posted on:09 - 07 - 2014 Posted in:

Health, Hope and Recovery is beginning its second year of operation. As one of nine sites awarded a grant of Strategic Project of National Significance Prism Health North Texas is working with the homeless HIV+ populations who are also dealing with mental health issues/substance abuse. At a recent Red Ribbon Society event Board member Faynetta […]

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day

Posted on:24 - 06 - 2014 Posted in:

Friday, June 27th is National HIV Testing Day and Prism Health North Texas, Inc. will be providing free HIV testing at various events throughout Dallas. In the U.S. nearly 1.1 million people are living with HIV and approximately 1 in 6 individuals that are positive don’t know their status. Now is the time for YOU […]