For a complete list of the EBIs that CDC supports, see the Effective Interventions website.



d-up: Defend Yourself! is a community-level intervention designed for and developed by Black men who have sex with men (MSM). d-up! is designed to promote social norms of condom use and assist Black MSM to recognize and handle risk related racial and sexual bias.

Find out more about the d-up! intervention.

d-up! Fact Sheet (PDF)

d-up! Right for Your Agency Assessment (PDF)

d-up! Implementation Manual (PDF)


The WILLOW intervention is a social-skills building and educational intervention for adult women living with HIV. It consists of 4 four-hour sessions which are delivered by two trained adult female facilitators, one of whom is a woman living with HIV.

Find out more about the WILLOW intervention.

WILLOW Fact Sheet (PDF)

WILLOW CBO Readiness Assessment (DOC)


The Social Network Strategy (SNS) for Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) is an evidence supported approach to recruiting high-risk people.

Find out more about the SNS strategy.



Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services (ARTAS) is an Evidence-based Intervention for improving linkage to and retention in care identified by CDC's HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis (PRS) Project.

Find out more about the ARTAS intervention.

ARTAS Fact Sheet (PDF)

ARTAS Implementation Manual (PDF)