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HIV Information
Learn more about HIV including how it’s transmitted, how it is treated, and how it can be prevented.
Sexually Transmitted Infection Information
Learn about different sexually transmitted infections, and how they are treated, and prevented.
Substance Use Disorder Information
Learn more about the science behind substance use disorder and treatment.
Viral Hepatitis Information
Learn more about the different types of viral hepatitis, and how they are treated, and prevented.
Find Testing For HIV, STIs, and VH Near You
Use this tool to find free, fast, and confidential testing for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, substance use disorder, and viral hepatitis near you.
Find a Health Department Near You
Look up the location and contact information for a health department near you.
Viral Hepatitis Case Navigator Program
Navigators can provide clients with a list of referrals based on client-centered goals and identify steps to reduce barriers and increase access to treatment. Email vh.health@tn.gov to get connected.
Tennessee Recovery Navigator Program
Navigators are people in long-term recovery who meet clients who have recently overdosed in the Emergency Department and connect their recovery services. Learn more about this program and where it operates near you.
Ryan White Program
The Ryan White Part B Program provides HIV primary medical care, essential support services, and medications for eligible people living with HIV. Learn more about services and eligibility.
Find PrEP Near You
PrEP is a once-a-day pill that is proven 99% effective in preventing the sexual transmission of HIV. Learn more and locate a prescriber near you.
Syringe Services Programs
Syringe Services Programs (SSPs) provide comprehensive harm reduction services including providing free sterile needles, syringes, and other injection equipment; safe disposal containers; HIV and viral hepatitis testing, and linkage to treatment. Learn more and locate a program in Tennessee.
PEP for HIV Exposure
PEP, or Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, is medication taken by individuals who may have been recently exposed to HIV, in order to avoid contracting the virus. Learn more and find a prescriber in your area.
Regional Overdose Prevention Program
Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists (ROPS) are located throughout the state of Tennessee as a point of contact for training and education on opioid overdose and for overdose prevention through the distribution of naloxone. Learn more and find a ROPS near you.
Naloxone for Overdose Information and Training
Access online naloxone administration training and certification and learn about laws that protect people who use naloxone to respond to an overdose event.
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorder
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-client” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Learn more about treatment options
Tennessee REDLINE for Substance Use Disorder
The Tennessee REDLINE (1-800-889-9789) is a toll-free information and referral line with accurate, up-to-date alcohol, drug, problem gambling, and other addiction information and referrals to all citizens of Tennessee.
Behavioral Health Safety Net Program
If you are 3 years of age or older, have a qualifying mental health diagnosis, and have no behavioral health insurance, you may qualify for the Behavioral Health Safety Net (BHSN) of Tennesee. Learn more about the qualifications and services offered.
Lifeline Peer Project Program
Lifeline Representatives help start self-help support groups throughout Tennessee. They also help connect individuals with treatment and they speak publicly about their own personal experience with recovery. Learn more and get connected to a representative in your area.
Find Free Condoms Near You
Locate a free condom distribution site near you.
The Tennessee Prevention Alliance
Serve as the collective voice for substance abuse prevention by empowering coalitions, advocating for effective policies and building strategic partnerships. Learn more and get involved in a coalition near you.
Tennessee Recovery Courts
Tennessee’s 82 recovery courts are judicially-supervised court dockets that reduce correctional costs, protect community safety, and improve public welfare. In recovery courts, non-violent individuals with substance use disorders participate in treatment while under close legal and clinical supervision.
HIV and Hepatitis C Outbreak Due to Injection Drug Use State Vulnerability
Download county-level reports about vulnerability to HIV and hepatitis C outbreaks due to injection drug use.
United Way of Tennessee HIV Prevention and Care Website
Learn more about HIV prevention and care resources throughout Tennessee.
Capacity Building Assistance for HIV Prevention Providers
PEP, or Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, is medication taken by individuals who may have been recently exposed to HIV, in order to avoid contracting the virus. Learn more and find a prescriber in your area.

Additional Resources

Locate an SSP in TN
Benefits of SSPs in TN Brochure
Funding SSPs in Tennessee
Developing SSPs in Tennessee
Apply to Become a Rapid HCV Testing Partner
U=U FAQ for Community (Spanish)
U=U FAQ for Community (English)
U=U FAQ for Providers