Sexual Health and Safety

HIV/AIDS Resources

Click here to access the HIV/AIDS resources located under "H" in the A-Z index.

NYS Education Department Resources

NYSED Curriculum and Instruction Health Education Webpage-Provides guidance, information and resources for HIV/AIDS instruction as required by NYS education law and Commissioner's regulations 135.5. They include the Guidance for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Condom Availablity Plan Resources.

Sexual Health Plan-NYSDOH

Sex Trafficking of Minors

Human Trafficking Investigations & Training Institute-UNICEF USA PSA on human trafficking of children. 

National Human Trafficking Hotline is available 24/7 at 1-888-373-7888 This site also provides a wealth of resources for schools. (Use the search feature and search for schools)

Sex Trafficking of Minors - National Center for Homeless Education-Offers multiple online training and print educational materials, including the brief Sex Trafficking of Minors:What Schools Need to Know to recognize and Respond to the Trafficking of Students-Provides an overview of minor sex trafficking and suggests specific steps that schools can take to respond to signs of trafficking among its students.(National Center for Homeless Education, 2014)

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

CDC STD Resource Page-Provides overview of STD diseases, prevention, statistics on prevalence and resources for education. (Page updated 9/2018)

CDC Sexual Risk Behavior: HIV, STD, & Teen Pregnancy Prevention Resource Page-Provides current statistics, CDC programs and resources on the Adolescent and School Health web page. (Page updated 6/2018)

Information for Teens: Staying Healthy and Preventing STDs- 2-page fact sheet for teens and their families on STD transmission, diagnosis, and treatment. (12/2017)

NYSDOH AIDS Institute (NYSDOH A-I)-Has lead responsibility for coordinating state programs, services and activities relating to HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and hepatitis C.

AIDS Institute  HIV, STD, Viral Hepatitis Consumer and Provider Materials Order Form.

Expect the Test provides information on the updated HIV Testing Laws that each patient over the age of 13 should be offered an HIV test. The materials are available in English and 6 other languages and can be orderd using the order form link above. To preview the brochure, click here. (NYSDOH, 8/2017).

NYSDOH STD Resource Page- Includes STD fact sheets and information on prevention, screening, treatment, provider updates and educational materials order forms. (Page updated 1/2018)

Letter to Clinical Providers - Minor Consent for HPV Vaccination & HIV Treatment and Prevention-Notifies health care providers that section 23.1 of Title 10 NYCRR was amended to include HIV in the existing list of STDs and that section 23.4 of Title 10 NYCRR now allows health care providers to “…render medical care related to other sexually transmitted diseases without consent or knowledge of the parent or guardian.”  This includes both HIV and  HPV treatment. (NYSDOH-Provider Resources 12/19/2017)

Sexual Violence

CDC Sexual Violence Resource Page- Provides an overview of sexual violence and resources for campuses including connections between sexual violence and bullying and  STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence (Page updated 4/2017)

Updated 9/2/19