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Adjusting to Life on HIV Treatment: Tips From Experts


Andrew Lopez

Andrew Lopez

HIV Case Manager & Volunteer Coordinator, Native American AIDS Project, San Francisco, Calif.

Starting HIV medications can be a very overwhelming process for many people, especially for the younger (under 25) and newly diagnosed populations. Taking a pill every day is a subtle reminder that you are HIV positive and that can discourage some people from sticking to their regimen due to depression or fear of others finding out.

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