• May2019

    Throughout the year, people around the world gather and stand united to support LGBT pride. There are many days of observation, commemoration and celebration, including an entire month dedicated to raising awareness for the LGBT community. Known as Pride Month, the events held throughout June work to continue achieving equality...

  • Feb2019

    Youth and HIV Prevention

    February 25, 2019

    Young people have the power to change the future. With HIV/AIDS impacting thousands of Americans, we need help from youth advocates and their unique perspectives. Let’s learn about HIV in young adults and how people under 25 can work toward a healthier world. How Does HIV/AIDS Affect Young People? Young...

  • HIV Disparities and Latinxs

    February 14, 2019

    Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS improves the health of people of all genders, sexualities and races. However, HIV and AIDS have a greater impact on some groups compared to others. Latinxs, or people of any gender with Latin American heritage, have an increased vulnerability to HIV/AIDS. Fortunately, we can improve HIV...

  • Dec2018

    Getting tested for HIV is vital to people of all gender and sexualities’ health and well-being. When you receive testing, you take proactive steps toward healthy living. Discover the benefits of HIV testing and where you can find HIV testing options near you. When to Get Tested for HIV The...

  • Rubies & Roses 2018

    December 18, 2018

    November 30, 2018, Alder Health Services celebrated World AIDS Day with our annual event Rubies & Roses. This year was our largest turnout with over 100 guests and 50 plus silent auction items. Alder Health Services, raised almost $6,000.00 and the money go back into programs and services.  World AIDS...

  • It’s important for your students to feel safe. Learn how you can prevent bullying in schools caused by prejudice. What Is Biased-Based Bullying in Classrooms? Bias-based bullying is bullying that happens as a result of prejudice. LGBT students often face bias-based bullying from classmates who have prejudiced beliefs about gender...

  • Oct2018

    Aging With HIV

    October 24, 2018

      Thanks to advancements in antiretroviral therapy (ART), patients with HIV can live longer lives. That also means HIV in older adults is now more prevalent than before. About one in six HIV diagnoses involved people aged 50 or older in 2016. Growing older with HIV has special considerations to keep in...

  • Mar2018

    (Trigger warning: This blog post discusses sexual violence. If you think reading about this topic could trigger an unwanted, strong emotional response, feel free to skip to the last two sections, where we list resources survivors can use for recovery.) Did you know that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month?...

  • Feb2018

    (Trigger warning: This blog post contains mentions of mental illness. If you think that details on this topic could trigger an unwanted emotional response, please to skip to the last two paragraphs to learn about mental health resources in your area.) Taking a holistic approach to viewing one’s health, by...

  • Sep2017

    According to the CDC, about 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV, and approximately 56,300 people are infected every year. Moreover, 20% of the population isn’t aware that they’re infected. Early HIV detection and treatment is important because it reduces patient mortality and prevents future HIV...