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HIV AIDS and Adolescents Information from the CDC HIV InSite From the University of California, San Francisco, a gateway to in-depth information about a variety of HIV/AIDS issues: social; medical; prevention; statistics and community and research resources
AEGIS Comprehensive data base of HIV and AIDS related information and the latest news in the field HRSA SPNS Programs A research center specializing in evaluation and results dissemination for 10 grantees funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau as Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS). The projects were funded to develop models of HIV/AIDS care for youth
HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service Includes Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV Infected Adults and Adolescents Health Initiatives For Youth This project helps health and human service providers offer developmentally and culturally appropriate care for HIV-affected youth and young adults ages 12-25. The project offers a variety of experiential trainings on health and psychosocial topics related to youth; informational resources including a quarterly newsletter, a directory of providers, and information packets; and technical assistance through in-person, written and telephone consultation.
HIV Transmission and Prevention in Adolescents Presents data on adolescent sexual risk-taking behavior, reviews the studies measuring the impact of adolescent prevention programs, and identifies common characteristics of programs that have been effective in reducing sexual risk-taking behavior AIDS and Young People Information about the disease and safer sex practices
HIV/AIDS Quiz Facts about the disease, its prevalence and prevention presented in a question and answer format National Centre in HIV Social Research Conducts research which describes and analyses the social understandings, meanings and practices of peoples, institutions and communities in relation to HIV, STDs and other communicable diseases
Reality The only nationally distributed zine designed and written by and for HIV positive young people Counseling Chemically Dependent People with HIV Illness Describes many of the difficulties of working with individuals who have a dual diagnosis of chemical dependency and AIDS, including: locating scarce resources and quality medical care; drug treatment and psychosocial services; stigma and discrimination
The Body A comprehensive AIDS and HIV information resource YouthCo A non-profit organization working to involve youth ages 15 - 29 from all communities in addressing HIV/AIDS and related issues
AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth and Families The leading advocates for children, youth, and families affected by HIV/AIDS. During the past several years, we have expanded our mission to include not only policy analysis and advocacy, but also education and training for consumers and providers HIV Infection in Adolescents Information on prevalence, transmission and treatment
Youth-to-Youth–Peer Workers in HIV/AIDS Youth Programs: A Peer Development Guide This guide reflects a myriad of lessons learned and contains practical tips from a wide variety of program staff, including youth outreach workers and program coordinators, licensed physicians, social workers, case managers, and other public health professionals. To draw from the experiences of only adult professionals (or only from youth staff for that matter) in discussions about youth programming would limit the validity and practical application of those perspectives. The perspectives presented in this guide reflect the actual voices of the staff who shared them The HIV/AIDS Pandemic Among Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa Leaders of some African nations, once unable to acknowledge the presence of HIV/AIDS, now publicly address HIV prevention and appoint task forces to mobilize and coordinate efforts against the epidemic
Adolescent Sexuality, Gender and the HIV Epidemic Vulnerability to STIs including HIV is systematically patterned so as to render some young people more likely to become infected than others. Gender, socio-economic status, sexuality and age are important factors structuring such vulnerability Adolescent HIV Infection Statistics regarding HIV infection in adolescents ages 13 - 19

Changing HIV Risk Behavior: Practical Strategies by Jeffrey A. Kelly


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