Teenage sex and drug use can lead to further consequences, like contracting HIV. Breaking the link between HIV and substance abuse is critical to stay healthy.
Fear and discrimination are the biggest challenges around HIV testing. People can feel empowered to get tested with safe spaces.
Can the HIV epidemic be ended? People with and without the disease can help prevent the spread of HIV and contribute to a healthy community.
Navigating intimacy and protecting health while in a relationship with an HIV+ partner is challenging. Stay safe in your healthy relationship.
People with HIV face unique mental health problems. Specific strategies can help friends and family better communicate with people who have the virus.
Sexually active teens need education about HIV to stay safe. PrEP programs increase knowledge and reduce cultural stigmas for young people.
Many teens experiment with sex. For young people who are sexually active, HIV testing is an important part of staying educated and protected.
Although HIV testing can cause some people to feel nervous, the benefits of getting tested and taking action far outweigh any concerns.
PrEP protects against the spread of HIV but must be used consistently for best results. Solutions are available if a dose is missed.
HIV testing is quick, accessible, and accurate and helps stop the spread of the disease. Certain myths discourage people from testing.