LINKS to other local and national HIV and AIDS Resources:

AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth and Families
(www.aids-alliance.org) national organization focused solely on the needs of children, youth and families living with, affected by, or at risk for HIV and AIDS.

American Red Cross HIV/AIDS Education (http://www.redcross.org/services/hss/tips/spread.html) get the facts about HIV and AIDS.

AIDS Education and Research Trust (AVERT) (www.avert.org) averting HIV and AIDS, includes comprehensive HIV information, printable resources and quizzes.

Black AIDS Organization (www.blackaids.org) a project of the African American AIDS Policy and Training Institute. Features news, perspectives and talkback on HIV’s impact in the black community.

The Body (www.thebody.com/index.shtml) comprehensive HIV/AIDS information in more than 550 topic areas.

Centers for Disease Control Prevention Information Network (www.cdcnpin.org) national reference, referral, and distribution service for communicable disease information. Find contacts, FAQ's about select diseases and links.

The Kaiser Network Daily Report on HIV/AIDS (www.kaisernetwork.org) daily, comprehensive global HIV/AIDS news.

Office of Minority Health Resource Center (www.omhrc.gov) improves the health of racial and ethnic populations through the development of effective health policies and programs that help to eliminate disparities in health.

Minnesota AIDS Project AIDSLine (www.mnaidsproject.org) provides information and referrals for both HIV/AIDS prevention and services (612)-373-2437, or toll free at: (800)-248-2437.

Minnesota Department of Health (www.health.state.mn.us) provides information on symptoms of HIV infection, transmission, treatment, prevention as well as HIV surveillance information, statistics and reports for Minnesota.

Minnesota Department of Human Services (www.dhs.state.mn.us) “Continuing Care” program defines and implements statewide policy to ensure that services are available to Minnesotans with disabilities, including HIV.

National Minority AIDS Council (www.nmac.org) national organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS. Web site includes a nationwide searchable database for accessing community resources.

Women Alive (www.women-alive.org) a coalition of women facing HIV and AIDS. Includes newsletter and access to resources in English and Spanish. .



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