ATN 142: PrEPared, Protected, emPowered (P3) has completed enrollment of 240 youth across nine recruitment sites.
The research study is testing the efficacy of the P3, a novel, theory-based mobile app that utilizes game mechanics and social networking features to improve PrEP adherence, retention in PrEP clinical care and PrEP persistence among young men who have sex with men (YMSM) and trans women who have sex with men (YTW), ages 16-24.
Participants were randomized to P3, P3+, or standard of care. P3+ adds Next Step Counseling delivered by an adherence counselor through the app. The duration of the intervention is 3 months, and follow-ups are conducting for 6 months after enrollment.
Learn more about P3 here and keep an eye out for publications about data findings from P3 in the future!