Overview

Hep C Prevention in Youth InitiativeThe mission of Hep C Prevention in Youth is to assist and empower youth and community organizations to prevent Hepatitis C infection among young people.

The initiative is composed of two working groups: 1) a network of community partners from harm reduction and youth organizations 2) an internship program with ten interns from NYC colleges.

PSA | I Am the Face of Addiction

A powerful student PSA about the prescription drug and heroin epidemic. The face of today’s heroin addict is quite different from years ago. The national age of overdosing is between 18-25. The impact of Hep C is emerging.

Resources

Tools & Interventions

Site Locators

Programs & Coalitions

Research & Presentations

Select Publications

Technical Consultation Report

Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Young Persons Who Inject Drugs

HCV and Young PWID Consultation Report

CVAR YPWID Fact Sheet

CDUHR Fact Sheet – National Institute on Drug Abuse

CVAR YPWID Fact Sheet | August 1, 2013
Reduce Your Risk of Overdose Hep C & HIV

Advocacy & Outreach Projects

Blood to Blood PSA: NYS DOH Campaign Targeting Youth. Video PSA & printed material available to order for free.

PSA | Hep C Prevention for Young People Who Inject. Harm Reduction Coalition. (Watch more videos on user health here).

PSA | “Didn’t Think It Could Happen To You.” NY State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.

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