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Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

ACA Celebrating 5 years

Today marks the 5th anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), through which millions of Americans have gained new benefits and protections. To mark the occasion, President Obama issued this statement and the White House released a…

Posts, Pins, and Tweets: National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2015

HIV in Native Communities

Today’s observance of National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) is the ninth annual commemoration. Since the first NNHAAD in 2007, much has changed in digital communications and in our collective response to HIV. To support NNHAAD in 2015, is…

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Cross-posted from CDC

March 20, 2015, is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day . This day is an opportunity for Native people across the United States to learn about HIV and AIDS, encourage HIV counseling and testing in Native communities, and help decrease the stigma…

SAMHSA Funding Opportunity: Targeted Capacity Expansion for Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High-Risk for HIV/AIDS


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is seeking grant applications from community-based organizations (CBOs) or Tribes from areas of high HIV prevalence through its 2015 Targeted Capacity Expansion: Substance Use Disorder…

HHS Report Shows Evidence that the ACA Is Working


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report [PDF 5KB] this week showing that 16.4 million uninsured people have gained health coverage since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) almost 5 years ago—a historic reduction in the…

American Indians and Alaska Natives: How to Use Your New Health Insurance

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Cross-posted from HHS Blog

Editor’s Note: To commemorate National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Friday, March 20, here are some resources for the community to improve access to their health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Since many American Indians and Alaska Natives have…

The (Positive) Power of Digital Storytelling

New Media | March 17, 2015 Read the full post

We do a lot of thinking about digital storytelling at In particular, we think about using digital tools and social media channels, like video and images, to help share content and to support HIV testing, care and treatment. Wikipedia…

HIV/AIDS: In Their Own Words

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Cross-posted from Office of Women's Health Blog

Editor’s Note: March 10 was the 10th annual commemoration of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. We continue to share messages and resources to highlight the impact of the epidemic on women and girls. Today, about 1 in 4…