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Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture

Harm Reduction/Clean Needles

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It’s ok to say no, Don’t shoot up, 1987

Changing behaviors involved overcoming several obstacles, including peer and partner pressure. Posters such as this one from the New York City Department of Health attempted to reach adolescents with a practical reminder: saying no is one option, but there are others if you choose to say yes.

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    New York City Department of Health
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Color drawing of a gray bed with “sex” written on it, above a white “rubber” condom. To the right is a syringe pointing down towards AIDS in red letters.