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Youth

Young people in the United States are at persistent risk for HIV infection. This risk is especially notable for youth of minority races and ethnicities. Continual HIV prevention outreach and education efforts are required as new generations replace the generations that benefited from earlier prevention strategies.


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Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool Sexual Health Module
From CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health

Empower Young Men—videos on HIV prevention with young men of color who have sex with men
From CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2011 (PDF)
From CDC's MMWR Surveillance Summaries; June 8, 2012; Vol.61/No. 4

HIV, Other STD, and Pregnancy Prevention Education in Public Secondary Schools — 45 States, 2008–2010
From CDC’s MMWR Weekly; April 6, 2012 / 61(13);222-228

Trends in HIV-Related Risk Behaviors Among High School Students—United States, 1991–2011
From CDC's MMWR Weekly; July 27, 2012 / 61(29);556-560

Vital Signs: HIV Among Youth in the U.S.—Protecting a Generation
From CDC

Improving Engagement and Retention in Adult Care Settings for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth Living with HIV
From NASTAD

National Resource Center for HIV/AIDS Prevention among Adolescents
From François-Xavier Bagnoud Center

Engaged Parents Have Healthier Adolescents
From CDC

Delivering Culturally Competent Care to the Young Adult Patient (PDF)
From Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) CAREAction

Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9–12 in Selected Sites—Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, United States, 2001–2009
From CDC's MMWR Early Release June 6, 2011 / 60; 1-133

Sexual Health of Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States
From the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Common Legal Issues and Concerns of Adolescents with HIV: A Guide for Clinicians
From AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) National Resource Center; François Xavier Bagnoud Center at UMDNJ; New England AETC and Pennsylvania/MidAtlantic AETC

Reportable STDs in Young People 15–24 Years of Age, by State
From CDC's Division of STD Prevention

Youth Social Marketing Toolkit
From California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

HIV and Institutional Youth: Questions and Answers (PDF)
From National Minority AIDS Council

Sexual and Reproductive Health of Persons Aged 10–24 Years
From CDC’s MMWR Surveillance Summaries; July 17, 2009 / 58(SS06);1-58

HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Adolescents and Young Adults (updated slide set)
From CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

HIV Testing Among Adolescents (PDF)
From CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health

Replicating Effective Programs Plus: TLC—Together Learning Choices: A small group-level intervention with young people living with HIV/AIDS
From CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Replicating Effective Programs Plus: ¡Cuídate!—A Culturally-Based Program to Reduce HIV Sexual Risk Behavior among Latino Youth
From CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection (PDF)
This report addresses the pediatric-specific issues associated with antiretroviral treatment and provides guidelines to healthcare providers caring for infected infants, children, and adolescents.

HIV/AIDS among Youth
From CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Drugs + HIV: Learn the Link. Send the Message
From the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Meeting the Needs of Young Clients: A Guide to Providing Reproductive Health Services to Young Clients
From Family Health International

HIV Transmission & Prevention in Adolescents
From HIV InSite






Page Last Updated: August 14, 2013

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