We will be known forever by the tracks we leave: rising up to meet the reproductive health needs of American Indian and Alaska Native youth.

@article{Ravello2012WeWB,
  title={We will be known forever by the tracks we leave: rising up to meet the reproductive health needs of American Indian and Alaska Native youth.},
  author={Lori de Ravello and Scott D Tulloch and Melanie Taylor},
  journal={American Indian and Alaska native mental health research},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={i-x}
}
Background: The disparity in rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HIV/AIDS, and unplanned pregnancy between Alaska Native (AN) and non-AN populations, particularly among young adults and females, is significant and concerning. Focus groups were conducted to better understand the knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of rural Alaska youth (both AN and nonAN) and communities regarding STDs, HIV/AIDS, and unplanned pregnancy and to determine the best methods to educate and facilitate… CONTINUE READING

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