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Office of AIDS

HIV and Youth

Other HIV and Youth-Related Links:

  • On March 4, 2010, the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) will release i know, a new social media effort of CDC’s Act Against AIDS campaign, to combat HIV among African American young adults. i know is designed to encourage young African American men and women aged 18–24 to talk openly and often about HIV/AIDS with their peers, partners, and families, online and off. For more information, and to view the live simulcast of the March 4 at 4:00 p.m. EST, go to the i know Web site at www.actagainstaids.org. (posted March 4, 2010)
  • The Hookup - Use your cell phone to text "HOOKUP" to 365247 to find STD testing and reproductive health services sites near you zip code and sign up for weekly tips on how to stay sexually safe and healthy. (April 2009)
  • California Adolescent Sexual Health Work Group (ASHWG) (PDF)Opens in a new browser window. - Integrated Data Tables for Adolescent Births, AIDS, and STDs (January 2009)
  • Core Competencies for Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health - Are specifically intended for adult providers and educators of adolescent sexual and reproductive health. They represent the foundation of professional capabilities - knowledge, skills, attitudes - that all providers might strive to possess in order to deliver effective, sensitive, and appropriate sexual and reproductive health programs and services to adolescents.
  • Fact Sheet: HIV/AIDS and Young Men Who Have Sex with Men (PDF)Opens in a new browser window.- (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • HIV/AIDS among Youth (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Fact Sheet)
  • Healthy Youth! Sexual Risk Behaviors (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Office of AIDS Home

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