Positive mental health is an important part of staying healthy when living with HIV. Yet, people living with HIV have an increased risk for developing mood, anxiety, and cognitive disorders. These conditions are treatable and, with help, people who experience mental health problems can get better.
To learn more, see our updated page on Mental Health and HIV.
The updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan focuses on combating both hepatitis B & C.
- Read about and share the new USPSTF recommendation on Hepatitis B screening for people at high risk.
- Read Dr. Koh’s White House blog post about combating Hepatitis B in Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities
- Check out the CDC’s multi-lingual Know Hepatitis B campaign raising awareness among AAPI communities about hepatitis B testing and vaccination
- Read other blog posts about hepatitis B
Use CDC’s quick online assessment to learn if you should get tested or vaccinated.
On May 14, 2014, the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidelines for the use of daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to prevent HIV infection.
- Read the PrEP Guidelines »
- View the blog post by CDC’s Dr. Jonathan Mermin, “Just Released Guidelines: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Use for HIV Prevention”
- Visit CDC’s PrEP 101 page »
The White House releases new NHAS report, Improving Outcomes: Accelerating Progress along the HIV Care Continuum. Read the report »
The White House releases December 2013 fact sheet on efforts to address the HIV epidemic, both domestically and globally.
The White House has launched the HIV Care Continuum Initiative to focus continued NHAS implementation efforts. Learn about the initiative »
White House Office of National AIDS Policy announces series of regional listening sessions. Read More »
The CDC recently launched Start Talking. Stop HIV., a campaign that encourages gay & bisexual men to talk openly about HIV testing, their HIV status, condom use, and medicines that help prevent and treat HIV.
- Visit the campaign website
- Read the blog post by CDC's Dr. Jonathan Mermin
- Visit the campaign's Facebook page
- Join the Twitter conversation using #StartTalkingHIV
Learn about current Federal HIV awareness campaigns
Learn about how HIV is spread and how to protect yourself.
See more HIV/AIDS Basics >
See how the Dept. of Health and Human Services is engaged in the response to the epidemic.
See more Federal Resources >
Learn more about Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day here...