Rapid HIV Testing Program Enhances Access to HIV Education and Screening for At-Risk African-American and Hispanic Youth
The Rapid HIV Testing Program provides sexual health education, counseling, and rapid HIV testing to at-risk youth in easy-to-access locations, along with individual counseling for those who test positive, leading to the successful identification and linking to treatment of HIV-positive individuals.
Inclusive Policies, Communication Protocols and Ongoing Training Lead to Culturally Competent Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients
A medical center implemented new policies, systems, communication protocols and training programs to serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients, leading to more equitable, culturally competent care.
Insurer's Multifaceted Approach Facilitates Cultural and Linguistic Match Between Patient and Mental Health Provider, Leading to Higher Member Satisfaction
CIGNA uses a multifaceted approach to facilitate culturally appropriate behavioral health care for members, including the matching of patients to providers who meet desired characteristics; the program enhanced the diversity of the behavioral health practitioner network and increased member satisfaction.
Easily Accessible, Welcoming Center Enhances Access to Medical and Social Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Homeless Youth
An easily accessible center offers a safe, welcoming, nonjudgmental environment in which homeless youth, particularly those who identify themselves as being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, can access a wide array of medical and social services.
Culturally Tailored Cessation Program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Smokers Enhances Access and Patient Satisfaction
A statewide smoking cessation program tailored to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community enhances access to culturally tailored services, increases knowledge and understanding among tobacco cessation coaches, and generates high levels of satisfaction among participants.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Adolescent and School Health: Sexual Risk Behavior Publications and Resources
This Web site offers resources to support HIV and sexually transmitted diseases prevention programs in schools.
Heritage Month Toolkit
This toolkit provides community leaders with materials to facilitate the planning and implementation of their culturally tailored tobacco control activities.
LGBTQ Communities: Motivation to Quit Smoking Quitguide
This booklet and resource directory provides information, motivational support, and tips for individuals within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities to quit smoking.
The REALtalkDC campaign is geared towards young people in the District of Columbia (DC). The campaign reaches youth by providing sexual health information online and through a text messaging service that allows users to text "REALtalk" to 61827 to get information on where to get tested in DC.
The National Women's Health Information Center—"womenshealth.gov"
The National Women's Heath Information Center provides a gateway to the vast array of Federal and other women's health information resources. This Web site can help users link to, read, and download a wide variety of materials related to women's health developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, other Federal agencies, and private sector resources.