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HIV and Youth

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In 2016, youth aged 13 to 24 accounted for 2% of all new HIV diagnoses in the United States. Most of those new diagnoses among youth (81%) occurred among gay and bisexual males. Young black/African American and Hispanic/Latino gay and bisexual males are especially affected; however, we are seeing progress. Estimated annual HIV infections fell 24% among youth from 2010 to 2015.

HIV Among Asians

Between 2010 and 2014, the Asian population in the United States grew around 11%, more than three times as fast as the total U.S. population. During the same period, the number of Asians receiving an HIV diagnosis increased by 36%, driven primarily by an increase in HIV diagnoses among Asian gay and bisexual men. Asians, who make up 6% of the population, continue to account for only a small percentage of new HIV diagnoses in the United States and 6 dependent areas.

HIV and Injecting Drugs 101

Sharing needles or works puts people who inject drugs at high risk for getting HIV. Also, when you’re high on drugs, you’re more likely to take risks with sex, which can increase your risk for getting HIV.

Youth Online Data Tool

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This online tool allows those working in adolescent sexual health settings to analyze national, state, and local Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) data from 1991 to 2015. Data from high school and middle school surveys are included. Data can be filtered and sorted based on race/ethnicity, sex, grade, or site; customized tables and graphs can be created, and statistical tests can be performed by site and health topic. Topics include sexual behaviors, HIV testing, alcohol and drug use, and more.

Autoimmune Hepatitis

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This handout discusses what autoimmune hepatitis is, how it is diagnosed, and its symptoms and treatments.

NVHR-Sponsored Webinar on Hepatitis C in California: The Role of the Primary Care Team

This webinar described the role of primary care providers in hepatitis C. It provided an epidemiological overview of hepatitis C nationally and in California; reviewed hepatitis C testing recommendations and the role of PCPS in screening, diagnosis, and care; and spotlighted a case study on initiating hepatitis C Baby Boomer hepatitis C screening in primary care.

Hepatitis C Treatment Access: State Level Advocacy Successes

This webinar highlighted the work of four advocates who have led successful efforts to expand access to hepatitis C treatment in their states. They shared their strategies, lessons learned, and advice for advocates in other states. The webinar included four panelist presentations followed by time for Q&A and discussion.

A Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing—in Public Health Settings

The purpose of this manual is to provide guidance for counseling and testing of individuals who are at risk for or potentially infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The manual was used in draft form as part of a field assessment among hepatitis C counselors and testers, who field tested the manual and provided recommendations for improving its utility.

Working with LGBT Students of Color: A Guide for Educators

The following considerations are meant to help educators think more deeply about the experiences of LGBT students of color and their needs. It is not an exhaustive list, but one that was created in hopes of inspiring additional thoughts and questions amongst school staff.

Sexual Health Services

This is an abstract outlinging strategies that state education agencies, local education agencies, and schools could use to increase students' access to sexual health services.

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