Prism Health North Texas

Your care plan should reflect your unique story

Posted on:01 - 05 - 2017 Posted in:

You are an individual.  You have a story with people and moments that have impacted you. Physicians and staff at Prism Health North Texas believe that everyone’s story illuminates your unique care plan. You are not a number. You and your story matter. This is why Prism Health North Texas has spent 30 years becoming […]

Exciting Updates from Prism Health North Texas Programs

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Viviendo Valiente 16 Promotoras de Salud in Laredo, TX completed training from Martha Guerrero and Erika Martinez. The training empowers these 16 individuals to disseminate health education (through a four-course program) in the Latino community along the Texas-Mexico border. Latinos account for 1 in 5 new HIV infections. Prism Health North Texas’ Viviendo Valiente is […]

To be compliant, or not to be compliant, that is the question

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For many, a cringing feeling overwhelms them when the word “compliance,” is uttered.  However, the word “compliance,” should not be scary to anyone.  Merriam-Webster defines “compliance as the act or process of doing what you have been asked or ordered to do.”  Even though we may not realize it, as we go about our daily […]

Miss LifeWalk Has News to Share

Posted on:27 - 04 - 2017 Posted in:

  Since 2004, LifeWalkers have come together for a fun, fabulous, and competitive event – The Miss LifeWalk Pageant. Teams, competitors, donors, and attendees have collectively raised over $160,000 for HIV/AIDS services through this pageant. The creators, the Guys & Dolls LifeWalk Team, served as the dreamers, volunteers, and executors of the Miss LifeWalk Pageant. […]

Faces of Depression: What Does It Look Like?

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Do you know what depression looks like? Sadness, hopelessness, and loss of interest in things you used to enjoy are well-recognized symptoms of depression. Did you also know that depression can make one feel foggy, tired, irritable, restless, and achy, as well as causing changes in sleeping and eating habits?  If you notice any combination […]

Prism Health North Texas – On the Hill!

Posted on:30 - 03 - 2017 Posted in:

March 27th and 28th, Lionel Hillard, Community Advisory Board Member and Karin Petties, Executive Director of Government Relations, represented Prism Health North Texas at the 2017 AIDSWatch in Washington DC.  Petties and Hillard provided data and information in support of HIV funding and programs to members of Congress; including Senator Ted Cruz, Senator John Cornyn, […]

Our Commitment

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It is a new name but the same commitment to the community and to the cause of HIV/AIDS. Thank you to all who provided positive feedback and thoughts about the rebrand of AIDS Arms to Prism Health North Texas. The name change was done with patient and client care paramount: “My clients, especially those from […]

Healthy Tips for a Healthy You

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Being healthy is not an ideal weight number on the scale.  It means doing what you can to keep your body, mind, and soul in equilibrium; which in turn will lower your risks for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, type II diabetes, heart attacks, and strokes.  Here are a few tips that will help you get and stay […]

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 […]