Methamphetamine Use, HIV Behaviors and Mental Health in the Black Communities of New York City


The goal of this project was to conduct a mixed-method, community-centered study to develop a holistic understanding of methamphetamine abuse and associated risk taking among gay, bisexual, and heterosexually-identified Black MSM in New York City.  



Jerome, R. C., & Halkitis, P. N. (2009) Stigmatization, stress and the search for belonging in Black men who have sex with men and who use methamphetamine. Journal of Black Psychology, 35, 343-365.

Jerome, R. C., Halkitis, P. N., Cooley, M. & The Hope Team (2009). Methamphetamine use patterns among black men who have sex with men. Culture, Health, & Sexuality, 11(4), 399-413.