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ODAAT is a program of
Urban Affairs Coalition
One Day At A Time Recovery, Inc.
Reverend Henry T Wells, Founder/ Mel Wells, President
Founded in 1983 by Reverend Henry T. Wells, One Day at a Time Recovery, Inc. began as a residential peer counseling and substance abuse recovery support program. One Day At A Time Recovery, Inc. utilizes a community-based recovery model and support system, allowing people to recover in the same environment in which they became addicted. Recognizing that the addicted population suffers a variety of additional problems, over the past 25 years they have increased their scope and impact to address issues of HIV/AIDS and homelessness.
One Day At A Time Recovery, Inc. offers drug and alcohol services to individuals seeking shelter and support in their recovery efforts. While residing in one of the many recovery houses, individuals are eligible to receive a menu of services via ODAAT's many program services which can include; but are not limited to; case management, classes and workshops, HIV rapid testing, HIV Education and Prevention Services, Food Bank, outreach and special events.
To access the services of One Day At A Time Recovery, Inc. please call the 24 hour Crisis Hot line (215) 221- 1033.
The CDC estimates that African Americans are more severely and disproportionately affected by HIV than any other racial/ethnic group in the United States.
More infections occur among young people under 30 than any other age group. Persons 30-39 have the second highest infection rate.
Injection drug use (IDU) accounted for 12% of estimated new HIV infections in the United States in 2010.
Philadelphia reported a slightly higher statistic of 13%.
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Gay and bisexual men accounted for a significantly greater proportion of estimated new infections nation-wide in the United States in 2010 than any other risk group.
Philadelphia statistics however reported heterosexual's accounted for the largest population.
One in every two people living with HIV in the United States is Black. Philadelphia reports 67%of new infections are African Americans.
2010 CDC data indicates about half of the just over 1 million Americans living with HIVS or AIDS are black.
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In 2010 the rate of new HIV infections among non-Hispanic blacks was 7 times the rate among whites. Hispanics saw a rate 3 times that of the white population. Whites accounted for 35% of estimated new HIV infections. Asians/Pacific Islanders accounted for roughly 2% and American Indians/Alaska Natives accounted for roughly 1%.
Every 9 1/2 minutes another person becomes infected with the HIV virus in the United States.
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High-risk heterosexual contact accounted for 31% of estimated new HIV infections in the United States in 2010.
Philadelphia reported 55% in the same population.
Each year, more than 45,000 people become newly infected with HIV in the United States.
In the United States, men account for 73% of new infections. Philadelphia reports African American women are the fastest growing population.
The CDC estimates that one-quarter of HIV-infected people are unaware of their HIV infection and that these cases account for 54-70% of all new infections.
The CDC recommends that everyone in the US aged 13-64, regardless of perceived risk, get tested for HIV to help stop the spread of the disease.
It also recommends that sexually active gay and bisexual men be tested for HIV at LEAST once a year.