There are 20 million new #STD infections each year and half are among youth ages 15-24. School-based programs play an important role in preventing STDs, including HIV, among youth. This infographic outlines the characteristics and outcomes of effective HIV/STD prevention programs. #SchoolHealth #HIVprevention #NYHAAD
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CDC estimates that #youth ages 15-24 make up just over one-quarter of the sexually active population, but account for half of the 20 million new sexually transmitted infections that occur in the U.S. each year. This infographic highlights the impact, causes, and consequences of #STDs among young people – and what they can do to protect themselves. #Gonorrhea #Chlamydia #GetTested
Everyone can play a role in preventing teen pregnancy. Overall, 27% of younger teens report having had sex, yet CDC reports births to younger teens aged 15 to 17 years have declined. Visit CDC’s new #VitalSigns Digital Press Kit for more resources and tools on teen pregnancy prevention.
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