Who We Are
Based in the Bronx, New York, the Adolescent AIDS Program at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center is a leader in the field of HIV/AIDS among adolescents. The AAP serves as a local and national resource for those living with HIV/AIDS; adolescents who are at-risk for HIV infection; healthcare providers who treat adolescents living with or at-risk for HIV infection; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning adolescents, their families and caregivers.
How We Help Youth
If you’re between the ages of 13-24, this is your spot for news and information about your health.
Check out our mini-magazine for young people with real talk about life, love and HIV/AIDS.
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Information and resources for
Medical & mental health professionals, organizations that work with youth, families and young people.
(Advise, Consent, Test, Support)
ACTS is the AAP’s innovative system for implementing routine HIV testing. ACTS has been proven in both the US and South Africa to help providers more routinely offer HIV counseling and testing to their patients. ACTS is supported by the New York/New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and Gilead Sciences.
Connect to Protect®
Learn how the AAP is collaborating in a nationwide effort to bring together researchers and community leaders to better understand and care for youth at-risk for HIV.
The Resource Center Access our comprehensive collection of information and materials on:
- Youth and HIV
The Gay and Lesbian Adolescent Health Resource Center (GLAHRC)
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adolescents and those who are questioning their sexual identity face many challenges in meeting their needs for health and mental health care. Find out how the AAP is helping these youth and health care providers better address LGBT health needs.