About 18 women die every day of a prescription painkiller overdose in the U.S. Read more of this important story here.
Our veterans have answered the call of duty. That’s why our nation has its own duty – to help homeless servicemen and women rejoin the very communities they have given so much to protect. These grants make it possible to help more veterans obtain housing, bringing us steps closer to our goal of ending veteran homelessness by 2015.
Click here to read how homeless veterans living on the streets and in shelters in Michigan will soon find a permanent place to call home.
It is very important for people who may be at risk for HIV to get tested.
HIV Testing Day June 27th, 2013 click here for information.
Detroit will have testing at the Institute for Population Health (formerly the Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion) for more information, please call (313) 876-0756
Unfortunately, in the fight against AIDS, women continue to bear a disproportionate burden. Click here to read about what is being done to attempt to have an AIDS free generation.
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health is a great resource for Latinas helping Strengthening Latina Voices, Promoting Leadership Development and Community Organizing and A Commitment to Coalition Building but that’s not all click here to visit their site and read their Mission and learn more about the history of NLIRH.
NLIRH works to ensure the fundamental human right to reproductive health and justice for Latinas.
El Instituto Nacional de Latinas para la Salud Reproductiva es un gran recurso para las Latinas que ayudan Fortalecer Voces Latinas, Promoviendo el Desarrollo de Liderazgo y Organización Comunitaria y el Compromiso de Formación de Coaliciones, pero eso no es todo, haga clic aquí para visitar su sitio y leer su Misión y aprender más sobre la historia de NLIRH (por sus siglas en Ingles)
El Instituto Nacional de Latinas para la Salud Reproductiva trabaja para asegurar el derecho humano fundamental a la salud reproductiva para las Latinas. Haz clic aquí para leer mas en Español.
Historically, people living with HIV and AIDS have had a difficult time obtaining private health insurance and have been particularly vulnerable to insurance industry abuses. Consistent with the goals of the President’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the Affordable Care Act makes considerable strides in addressing these concerns and advancing equality for people living with HIV and AIDS. Click here to read article.