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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Hiv Awareness Teens

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...focused on African Americans, 3 on Hispanics, 1 on Asians and Pacific Islanders, and 1 on whites. The following are some CDC-tested prevention programs that state and local health departments and CBOs can provide for youth. Teens Linked to Care, which focuses on young people aged 13-29 who are living with HIV Street Smart is an HIV/AIDS and STD prevention program for runaway and homeless youth PROMISE (Peers Reaching Out and Modeling...
Ask the Experts

drug reaction?

hi doc, it's me again, diagonised with stomach inflamation after a week of neusea and vomiting and malaise. what could be the cause? i have only changed from old kaletra to new kaletra. another question are there any teens out there like me but...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If problems persist then a possible switch to an alternative boosted protease inhibitor might be worth discussing with your HIV specialist. I am not aware of a chat room for HIV+ teens. If any reader has some ideas please post. You may want to... Read more »

Thank you for being here

Dear Bob, I don't expect a reply to this email, I just wanted to take a moment to say how wonderful it is that you take the time to answer all the questions posed to you no matter how hmm..umm..unfounded the fears behind them seem to be. I am a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about HIV! Half of all new HIV infections in the United States occur in young adults aged 13 to 24! If more parents encouraged HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention for their teenaged kids, that number would plummet. HIV is a completely preventable... Read more »

AIDS awareness and abstinence-only (ABSTINENCE-ONLY SEX EDUCATION)

Dear Dr. Bob,First of all, thank you for this amazing service that you provide. I have already made a donation to your wonderful cause. I would like to ask for your advice.I am part of an HIV/AIDS awareness group that goes to local high schools...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation prevent unwanted teen pregnancies since 1981. Under Dubya's rule such programs have expanded dramatically to encompass HIV/AIDS and STD prevention. Dubya then forced this policy on the international community in 2003 with the implementation of... Read more »

I want to help

I live in vancouver b.c, and I want to volunteer to help with aids awareness, or with some sort of organization that attempts to help people with aids. ive searched online but I cannot find much. I figured because you are in this line of work you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Vancouver's downtown community, with emphasis on the aboriginal community YouthCo AIDS SocietyAddresses HIV/AIDS for Vancouver's teens and young adults Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Group Hosts Conference, Starts Database to Spread HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Black Teenagers

... Helping Our Own Destiny -- a not-for-profit group in Fresno, Calif. -- this month is launching a new HIV/AIDS awareness campaign aimed at black teenagers, the Fresno Bee reports. For the campaign's launch on Feb. 28, the group plans Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: Teen Forum in Dothan on HIV/AIDS Awareness

...representative will moderate a panel discussion featuring students, AIDS activists, celebrities and a doctor. Delia Roberts, HIV/AIDS coordinator for the state Department of Public Health, will direct free HIV testing. More than 700 people are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iowa: Youth Center to Promote HIV/AIDS Awareness

... Iowa City's teen group United Action for Youth is hosting several events this week to mark National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which is Tuesday. The disease is very much in this country, not just Africa, said Kim Lamon, UAY's teen... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Teens to Raise AIDS Awareness With Bike Ride

... On Oct. 21, Wheaton-area teens will participate in a bike ride to raise HIV awareness and funds for CHOIR, Creating Hope and Opportunity Interfaith Ride. The Read more »
Connect With Others

An HIV/AIDS awareness program for the youth!

Posted by Anonymous
...within this educational package is very valuable for teaching,advising,and educating todays children about the dangers of the HIV/AIDS virus.To leave a voice mail contact:1-888-392-4832Ext.291-361-1031 Thank You! Read more »

Looking for teens with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I'm looking for teens with HIV/AIDS. There is an event called SCHOOLFEST 2001 that will take place this year. I would like you to speak at this event. Read more »

HIV Education

Posted by Anonymous number 11th among U.S. cities. But the $1 million state grant going out to 24 mostly black churches this year is the first AIDS prevention money of any kind that the state government has coughed up since 1984. My colleagues ignored HIV because... Read more »

I married a HIV positive man

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I married an hiv + man he is the father of my 2 year old, I found out when I was 4 months pregnant that he was + for 10 years, I blacked everything Read more »