UNM Truman Health Services is New Mexico’s leading provider of HIV-related primary care and complementary therapies. As a NCQU Patient Centered Medical Home, we are committed to improving the health and quality of life of anyone living with HIV, whatever age they may be.
HIV Infection in Young Adults
The National Institute of Health estimates that over 20% of all new HIV infections occur in youths from 13 to 24 years of age. Those who are at a higher risk include:
- Young men who have sex with other men
- Intravenous drug users
- Anyone who engages in unprotected sex
- People who are bi, transgender or gender nonconforming
At UNM Truman Health Services, our health care professionals specialize in HIV care and are highly respectful to your right to privacy and your human dignity. We provide personalized, private care regardless of insurance.
HIV Prevention and Outreach in Albuquerque
HIV is 100% preventable, especially for young adults. Ways to prevent HIV infection include:
- Using condoms
- Always using clean needles
- Getting tested often and between sexual partners
At UNM Truman Health Services, we provide FREE testing at local high schools to encourage frequent testing among young people.
If you would like to schedule a FREE testing appointment or set up outreach services at your school, contact us today.