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National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day Resources

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We Can Prevent HIV!

April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD). The day was created to educate the public about the impact of HIV/AIDS on young people and to highlight the work going on across the country to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. CDC recognizes the importance of investing in young people’s health through prevention and education as a critical step to achieving an AIDS-free generation. From this page you can access resources to educate partners, stakeholders and community members about youth HIV prevention.

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1 in 5 New HIV Diagnoses

Risk Behaviors in Youth

School-Based Programs for Preventing HIV & STDs among U.S. Youth

Parent Engagement

Schools and Health

Sample Social Media

Use sample content on Twitter, Facebook, or other social media platforms. We encourage you to incorporate #NYHAAD17 to get NYHAAD content trending!

Twitter

  • #Schools can help young people adopt healthy behaviors to reduce their risk for #HIV. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kv #NYHAAD17
  • Schools not only prepare students academically, but can help youth take responsibility for their health. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kv #NYHAAD17
  • #NYHAAD17 is a great opportunity to remember the importance of & connection btwn education & health in the fight against #HIV.
  • School-based health education programs provide a key platform for #HIV prevention among youth. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kv #NYHAAD17

Facebook

  • April 10 is National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day! Support youth #HIV prevention by promoting school-based health education programs. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kv

Twitter

  • #Parents: Being involved in your teen’s life can help them make healthier choices https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kc #NYHAAD17

Facebook

  • Parents: Talking to and being involved in your teen’s life can help reduce risky behavior and help them make healthier choices. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kc

Twitter

  • In support of #NYHAAD17, #HCPs can help youth by providing info on #HIV prevention, testing, and treatment. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Bn
  • #HealthCareProviders can teach #youngpeople about #HIV prevention, testing, and treatment. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Bn #NYHAAD17
  • #Clinicians can provide age-appropriate, stigma-free, culturally competent #HIV info & care to youth. https://go.usa.gov/xX9QX #NYHAAD17
  • #NYHAAD17: an opportunity for clinicians to share #HIV/#AIDS info, testing & treatment options with teens. https://go.usa.gov/xX9QX

Facebook

  • April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. Healthcare providers: take this opportunity to teach teen patients the importance of HIV prevention, testing, and treatment. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Bn
  • Clinicians can provide age-appropriate, stigma-free, culturally competent HIV information and care to teens. Learn more about the benefit of confidential health services for young patients. https://go.usa.gov/xX9QX

Twitter

  • #NYHAAD17 reminds us that investing in young people’s health/education is critical to achieving an #AIDSfreegeneration.
  • April 10 is Nat’l Youth #HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! Use hashtag #NYHAAD17 to follow the conversation & get involved!
  • Help end youth #HIV by supporting the needs of teens: safe & supportive schools, health ed & HIV testing. #NYHAAD17
  • #NYHAAD17, Nat’l Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, is the first awareness day to recognize the impact of #HIV specifically on teens.
  • #NYHAAD17 lets us highlight the exceptional work youth are doing to strengthen the fight against #HIV/#AIDS.
  • #DYK young people aged 13-24 have the highest rate of #HIV in any age group? #NYHAAD17
  • FACT: More than 40% of H.S. students didn’t use protection the last time they had sex. Help prevent #HIV! https://go.usa.gov/xX9Bn #NYHAAD17
  • On #NYHAAD17, learn why youth #HIV prevention is key to reaching an #HIVFreeGeneration. https://go.usa.gov/xXrgc
  • Communities, schools & families can help prevent #HIV among youth—get involved! https://go.usa.gov/xXrgc #NYHAAD17

Facebook

  • April 10 is National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day! Families, communities & schools all play a critical role in promoting the health and safety of teens. Find out how you can support youth #HIV prevention. https://go.usa.gov/xXrgc
  • National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day serves as reminder that investing in young people’s health & education is critical to achieving an AIDS-free generation.
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