Supporting Native Youth Wellness through HIV Prevention Strategies
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In observance of National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, What Works in Youth HIV hosted this webinar on Thursday, March 16 from 2:00-3:30 PM ET to discuss supporting Native youth and their health and wellness. The webinar reviewed the current state of HIV for American Indian and Alaska Native youth. Presenters also described how social determinants of health affect the HIV risk for Native youth and how cultural strengths can support holistic health. Innovative models for working with Native youth were showcased from:

Presentation Resource

These are the slides for the webinar WWYH hosted to discuss supporting the health and welllness of Native youth.

Participants who attended this webinar will be able to:

  • Describe the current state of HIV/AIDS amongst American Indian and Alaska Native youth
  • Define social and cultural factors that affect Native youth’s transmission of HIV
  • Identify current trends and innovative models for Native youth HIV prevention

Please complete the webinar evaluation to help us plan future webinars and click here to access the transcript.

Webinar Resource

This is a recording of the webinar WWYH hosted to discuss supporting the health and welllness of Native youth.

Video Resource

This video features Dr. Pamela Jumper Thurman discussing the importance of National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and how to observe the day.