National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day Resources

National Youth HIV AIDS Awareness Day is April 10
We Can Prevent HIV!

April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD)External. 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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Parent Engagement: Research shows that when parents and school staff work together, students are healthier and more successful.

Teens report that their parents have the greatest influence over their risk behavior decisions--more than friends, siblings, or the media.

What is parental monitoring? You're using parental monitoring when you ask your teen: Where will you be? Whom will you be with? When will you be home? Learn more: www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth

Schools play a critical role in promoting the health and saftey of young people and helping them establish lifelong healthy behaviors.

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

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  • April 10th is National Youth #HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, an opportunity to discuss the connection between education and health in the fight against #HIV. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kv #NYHAAD
  • Schools play a key role in reducing youth risk for #HIV by teaching and supporting healthy behaviors. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kv #NYHAAD
  • Schools not only prepare students academically, they are a place to gain skills needed for a healthy lifestyle. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kv #NYHAAD
  • Health education programs in schools can encourage #youth to take responsibility for their health. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kv #NYHAAD #HealthEd
  • School-based #HealthEd programs provide youth with a safe and supportive environment to learn about #HIV prevention. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kv #NYHAAD

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

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

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  • April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. When parents communicate honestly with their adolescents about #HIV prevention, they promote healthy decisions. http://go.usa.gov/x9E6Q #NYHAAD
  • #Parents: Being involved in your adolescents’ lives makes it more likely they will avoid behaviors that put them at risk for getting #HIV. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kc #NYHAAD

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  • Parents: Being engaged in your adolescents’ lives can help them make healthier choices that may reduce their risk for getting HIV. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kc

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

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  • April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. When youth talk openly with their #HealthcareProvider about #SexualHealth they can receive personalized #HIV prevention strategies. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Bn #NYHAAD
  • #Clinicians help provide age-appropriate, stigma-free, culturally competent #HIV info and care to youth. Learn more about the benefit of confidential health services for young patients. https://go.usa.gov/xX9QX #NYHAAD
  • It’s important for youth to have a #HealthcareProvider they can trust when it comes to discussing topics like #SexualHealth. https://go.usa.gov/xX9QX #NYHAAD

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

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

Twitter

  • April 10th is National Youth #HIV and AIDS Awareness Day! Use hashtag #NYHAAD to follow the conversation and get involved! https://go.usa.gov/xXnQd
  • Did you know? One in five new #HIV diagnoses in the United States occur in young people aged 13-24. https://go.usa.gov/xQcPz #NYHAAD
  • April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. #NYHAAD reminds us of the importance of investing in young people’s health and education. School-based #HealthEd programs provide youth with a safe and supportive environment to learn about #HIV prevention.
  • Help strengthen the fight against #HIV in youth by supporting safe and supportive schools, #HealthEd and #HIV testing. #NYHAAD
  • Learn why youth #HIV prevention is key to reaching an #HIVFreeGeneration. https://go.usa.gov/xXrgc #NYHAAD
  • Get involved! When communities, schools and families work together they can help prevent #HIV among youth. https://go.usa.gov/xXrgc #NYHAAD

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  • April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day! Families, communities, and schools all play an important role in promoting healthy behaviors of youth. Find out how you can support youth #HIV prevention. https://go.usa.gov/xXrgc