Project THRIVE

University of Miami is seeking male volunteers to participate in a research study to treat issues related to sexual abuse and adult sexual health.  More than 1 in 4 gay or bisexual men have experienced sexual abuse as children or adolescents.  By joining Project THRIVE, you may receive 10 sessions of no cost individual and confidential counseling.  Therapy will focus on managing trauma and anxiety, and protecting your sexual health and well-being.  The study involves up to 15 visits over 12 months.

You may be eligible if:

  • You are a man sexually active with other men
  • You have a history of unwanted sexual contact during childhood or adolescence
  • You are HIV-negative

Participants are compensated up to $500 over the course of the study.

For more information

To see if you may be eligible, send an email message to or call 305.284.5299.