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Love yourself, love your health and be aware

Suicide Prevention Day and HIV/AIDS Awareness Days in September

September brings not just the beginning of a new school year, the end of summer and new shows on TV. It host several health prevention and awareness days.

Immigrants in the Queen City

qnotes spoke with one gay Charlotte man qnotes will call Carlos to safeguard his undocumented status. He said that Donald Trump was wrong. “It’s not good that they see it that way,” Carlos said that immigrants who did commit crimes made it worse for the community.

Sexual Assault

Legal Eagles: How LGBTQ Victims Can Seek Justice Through Civil Litigation

People who identify as LGBTQ are statistically more likely to experience sexual assault. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40 percent of gay men have experienced sexual violence, as opposed to 21 percent of heterosexual men.

Breaking the Addiction

Wave Goodbye to Smoking

The harmful effects of smoking are well known. But knowing the risks of smoking and the benefits of stopping doesn’t make it any easier to quit.

Guidelines released on providing PrEP through college health programs

Beyond the Carolinas

The American College Health Association announced the release of its new guidelines, “HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis.” The guidelines serve as a roadmap for college health services seeking to provide PrEP as a means of preventing new HIV infections and as a resource to assist with front line implementation.

HIV-positive status up in 2018

Carolinas News Notes

In 2018, Palmetto Community Care (PCC) tested almost 1,700 people for HIV, recording 23 new HIV-positive cases. That number was up from 20 new HIV-positive cases in 2017.