Teens and HIV/AIDS
Infection with HIV is one of scariest risks of sex, especially for parents worried about their adolescents. However, there are many ways to protect against HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This page includes helpful resources for parents to learn about HIV statistics and how to help protect your child from STIs.
PAMF Content for Parents
PAMF Content for Your Preteen
PAMF Content for your Teen
- AIDS Question
- Gonorrhea and HIV
- HIV in Blood Question
- Kissing and HIV Question
- Levels of Risk
- Sexual Rights
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases Help Hotlines
- HIV Infection in Adolescents and Young Adults in the U.S.: NIH fact sheet outlining HIV information: overview, transmission, care and treatment, current research, and more information.
- Send the Message: The National Institute on Drug Abuse parent and teacher Web site that outlines the connections between drug use and HIV/AIDS and emphasizes the need for parents to talking to their young adults. It includes information on HIV/AIDS, fact sheet on drug abuse and AIDS, and a research report on HIV/AIDS.
- Unprotected by Miriam Grossman