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Talking 'Bout Their Generation

Youth to Youth

Bargaining Power

Growing Up in Public

Liver Worst

Family Tree

Blood Lines


To the Editor

And on the 7th Day...

In the Sack

Vertex Vortex

Pump and Grind

Baby Gap

You Can’t Touch This

Aloe Can You Go?

Death by Bureaucracy

Bubonic Tonic

Say What

Say What

All Apologies

Plenty of Nothing

Rough Cuts

POZ Picks

Spin and Needles

No Miss Manners

HIV Confidential

Making a Scene


Presidential Nemesis

Are the Kids Alright?

Kid Gloves

Prime-Time Lives

Don’t Make Me Over

Confessions of a Jerk

Life Lessons

Quality Time

Valuable Kitchen Tool

Better Safe Than Sushi

The Heart of the Matter

To C or Not to C

The Circle Game

Youth on Drugs


Making the Grade

Finger on the Pulses

Fountain of Youth

Where to find it

Reality Check


Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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September 1998

Fountain of Youth

by Belinda Filippelli

Sources of HIV information and inspiration for teens

Who says age doesn’t matter? Get the real deal from trustworthy teens. Any of the following organizations can provide young people from all over the country with the information, counseling and support needed to maneuver the HIV high road.

Adolescent AIDS Program
Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467
Everything from case management to peer counseling and a newsletter, Peer Power.

Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS (APICHA)
275 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1204
New York, NY 10001
Multilingual AIDS services and counseling. Provides translations in over 20 different languages.

Body Positive
19 Fulton Street, Suite 308B
New York, NY 10038
Peer-led hotline, support groups, workshops, socials, a monthly magazine published in English and a quarterly in Spanish.

Gay & Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (GALAEI)
1233 Locust Street, 3rd floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107-1906
Bilingual support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered Latin youth.

Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI)
2 Astor Place
New York, NY 10003
Extensive AIDS peer education for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth.

HIV and AIDS Technical Assistance Project
131 Livingston Street, Room 621
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Offers grants to NYC public high school students to start HIV peer-to-peer prevention projects. Also helps teens in other cities develop new projects.

Lifebeat (Tour Outreach)
72 Spring Street, Suite 1103
New York, NY 10012
Music-savvy peer counselors provide HIV information at rock concerts.

Midwest AIDS Prevention Project
429 Livernois
Ferndale, MI 48220
Peer-led prevention workshops and trainings.

National Network for Youth
Safe Choices Hotline
1319 F Street N.W., Suite 401
Washington, DC 20004
Technical assistance education and services for youth AIDS education workers.

National Youth Advocacy Coalition
Bridge Project
1711 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Suite 206
Washington, DC 20009
Specializes in the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered youth.

Positively Kids
PO Box 4512
Queensbury, NY 12804
Education and support in Spanish and English for families and people who serve children and adolescents with HIV.

Youth AIDS Prevention Project (YAPP)
United Communities AIDS Network
1408 East State Street, Suite 100
Olympia, WA 98506
Sexuality workshops, educational theater and street outreach programs designed especially for youth.

National AIDS Hotline
24 Hours: 800.342.AIDS
8am-2am, 7 days: 800.344.7432
Deaf Access (TTY)
10am-10pm, Mon-Fri: 800.243.7889

Teenage AIDS Hotline
6pm-12am, Fri & Sat: 800.440.8336

Teens Teaching AIDS Prevention
5pm-9pm, Mon-Fri: 800.234.TEEN

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